Working in the Digitized Economy: HRM Theory & Practice

Catherine E. Connelly*, Christian Fieseler, Matej Černe, Steffen R. Giessner, Sut I. Wong

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In our introduction to this special issue on the gig economy, we provide some context to how and why this phenomenon should be studied, with a particular emphasis on Human Resource Management. We then describe the four articles that comprise the special issue, and we note some common themes. Our introduction concludes with some suggestions for future research on the gig economy.

Original languageEnglish
Article number100762
JournalHuman Resource Management Review
Issue number1
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • Gig economy
  • Gig work
  • Digitized economy
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Crowdwork
  • Independent work
  • Platform work
  • Algorithmic control

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