Innovations in Work Organizations at Enterprise Level, Changes in Technology and Women’s Employment

Published on 1 January 1993

This report analyses the impact of new forms of work organization and new technologies on women?s employment in both the developed and the developing world. The implications of the adoption of management philosophies like ‘Just in Time production’ are examined. Health and safety concerns arising from these changes are also considered. The report outlines how biotechnology and computer technologies will change patterns in women?s employment. It concludes that work on equality in employment needs to pay attention to these changes, and that close collaboration of research and policy-making bodies is necessary.

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Mitter, S
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