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Online – Ethics and the Uberization of Work
April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Dr. Gerald (Jerry) Davis
Fellow, Stanford University
Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan
As the number of corporations decline, work expands in our increasing web-based economy. The job had replaced the career. Jobs were always temporary, but now the task may be replacing the job when people are hired moment to moment for doing tasks in this “Uberization” of work. The changes going on in the concept of work and career place new challenges for the ethical relationships of society, firm, and workers. What are those hired to do tasks to think of the duties and responsibilities they have to those who hire them in this Uberization of the workforce?