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Emmanuel Josserand

Emmanuel Josserand

Emmanuel Josserand is a Professor of management at the University of Technology, Sydney, where he is the Director of the Center of Management and Organisation Studies. His current research interests relate to inter- and intra-organizational networks and social capital, including global supply networks and to individual identity.

'The way they manipulate people is really saddening': study shows the trade-offs in gig work

Jun 21, 2017 15:03 pm UTC| Insights & Views Business

Uber driver Michelle, thinks her job is fantastic when shes only after part-time hours. But shes given it a couple of months and she says shes not getting anywhere. To be able to earn A$800 she has to actually pull in...

The 'Uberisation' of work is driving people to co-operatives

Sep 28, 2016 15:41 pm UTC| Insights & Views Technology Business

Street protests against popular sharing economy firms Uber and Airbnb have become commonplace around the world. Both these sector giants are succeeding in circumventing market regulations in many markets in areas including...

Uber’s quasi union could be a Faustian bargain for drivers

May 12, 2016 04:18 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

Two class actions brought by drivers against ride-sharing company Uber in California and Massachusetts have been settled, with the drivers agreeing to remain independent contractors. Uber will make US$100 million in...

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Economy

H&M to cut 1,500 jobs to save about $190 million annually

Sweden-based HM will reduce its global workforce by around 1,500 to save about $190 million annually as part of a plan to reduce costs and further improve efficiency. The low-cost fashion brand said that a restructuring...

Honda to develop advanced level 3 technology by 2029 in efforts to eliminate traffic deaths

Honda Motor Co Ltd would develop level 3 technology that functions at any speed below legal limits on highways by 2029 as it strives to eliminate traffic deaths. According to Honda engineer Mahito Shikama, level 3...

Volkswagen's Skoda to launch 3 electric vehicles in 2026

Volkswagen subsidiary Skoda will offer three new electric models by 2026, four years earlier than originally planned. According to Skoda CEO, Klaus Zellmer, they are investing 5.6 billion euros by 2026 in...

Kraft Heinz launches time-saving pan-Asian cuisine brand, Sosu from Amoy

Kraft Heinz has launched its Sosu from Amoy range of pan-Asian recipes in the form of meal kits and cooking ingredients, which can be made in 15 minutes. The meal kit and cooking range allow consumers to explore new...

McDonald's to give away 'McGold Cards' that grant free food for llfe

McDonalds is giving three people four McGold Cards each to promote the brands so-called SZN of Sharing. The McDonalds McGold Card entitles holders to free McDonalds for life. Happening exclusively on the McDonalds...

Politics

Russia-Ukraine war: Emergency blackouts resume following Russian strikes

Russia has been targeting Ukraines energy infrastructure in recent weeks, causing power outages across the country. Ukraine has resumed its emergency blackouts amidst a setback following the recent strikes. Kyiv said...

UN women's rights body to decide on Iran's potential removal on December 14

A push led by the United States to remove Iran from the United Nations womens rights body is set to be decided on in a matter of weeks. The potential decision follows Washingtons push to have Iran removed from the body as...

UK PM Sunak says China a 'systemic challenge' to interests

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said that China posed a challenge to the United Kingdoms interests in his first remarks on his governments foreign policy. Sunak also condemned the beating of a BBC journalist who was in...

South Korea: Yoon warns of unprecedented joint response to North Korea nuclear test

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol warned that there would be an unprecedented response should North Korea move ahead with its nuclear test. Yoon also called on China to dissuade North Korea from making such a...

Science

S. Korean scientists detect antibiotic material in spider venom using AI

South Korean scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-based peptide detection model that can predict the antibiotic functionality of peptides antibiotic for hay bacillus, colon bacillus, staphylococcus...

Scientists test mRNA technology for universal flu vaccine

An experimental vaccine was found to potentially open a pathway to a universal flu shot that might help prevent future pandemics, according to a US study. In initial tests in mice and ferrets, the two-dos vaccine...

Unilever explores the use of “cow-free” ingredients for ice creams

Unilever has begun looking at utilizing precision fermentation technology to create cow-free dairy products or use them within its ice cream portfolio A spokesperson for Unilever said that the companys RD team is in...

S. Korean researchers develop wearable OLED that can cure jaundice in infants

Researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed a wearable green organic light-emitting diode (OLED) with a 470-nanometer (nm) wavelength that can cure jaundice in...

It was the first time scientists confirmed that nitrous oxide increases if nitrogenous fertilizers are used excessively for rice farming.

The excessive use of nitrogenous fertilizers for rice farming results in a sharp increase in the emission of nitrous oxide, the major greenhouse gas contributor, according to study by the Gyeonggi-do Agricultural Research ...

Technology

Livspace launches 3 experience centers in Singapore

Livspace has launched three new experience centers in Singapore as part of its expansion in Southeast Asia. The three centers of the omnichannel home interior and renovation platform are located in Suntec City,...

Pixel 7a design will be identical to the Pixel 7 series as renders appear in a new leak

Although the Pixel 7a is not expected to launch until 2023, alleged renders revealing its design have already leaked before this year ends. And as many expected, it will likely look identical to Googles flagship phones...

Microsoft and Activision Blizzard merger gets unconditional approval in Serbia, concessions ‘likely’ to be offered to EU regulators

Microsoft is still facing immense scrutiny from regulators in most countries where it needs to gain approval for its proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard for nearly $69 billion. But the company has reportedly gained...

NEC to build ¥33 billion global innovation hub near Tokyo

NEC Corporation will be constructing a 12-story global base for innovation with a floor area of roughly 50,000 square meters near Tokyo in March 2023 at around 33 billion. The provisionally named NEC Innovation...

Twitter is rolling out Blue, Gold, and Grey verification plans after suspending Twitter Blue

Twitter announced it may debut its new verification plans soon. Based on the account type, Elon Musk said they would roll out the blue, gold, and gray badges for platform users. The Twitter chief executive officer said...
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