Gurus, hired guns, and warm bodies : itinerant experts in a knowledge economy /

Over the last several decades, employers have increasingly replaced permanent employees with temporary workers and independent contractors to cut labor costs and enhance flexibility. Although commentators have focused largely on low-wage temporary work, the use of skilled contractors has also grown...

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Main Authors: Barley, Stephen R., (Author), Kunda, Gideon, 1952- (Author)
Language:English
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2004.
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Online Access:Available via JSTOR
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