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As CEO exits, Reddit finds to its cost that even unpaid workers can go on strike

As CEO exits, Reddit finds to its cost that even unpaid workers can go on strike
As CEO exits, Reddit finds to its cost that even unpaid workers can go on strike
The volunteer moderators that run the boards at Reddit, an online community built of thousands of themed discussion groups, recently staged an uprising against the firm’s management. That this uprising ultimately claimed the scalp of Reddit chief exec Ellen Pao says much about how the world of work is changing, particularly the challenges of managing relationships between paid and unpaid workers in an increasingly virtual workplace.
Taylor, Rebecca
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Taylor, Rebecca and Parry, Jane (2015) As CEO exits, Reddit finds to its cost that even unpaid workers can go on strike. The Conversation.

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The volunteer moderators that run the boards at Reddit, an online community built of thousands of themed discussion groups, recently staged an uprising against the firm’s management. That this uprising ultimately claimed the scalp of Reddit chief exec Ellen Pao says much about how the world of work is changing, particularly the challenges of managing relationships between paid and unpaid workers in an increasingly virtual workplace.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 13 July 2015
Organisations: Social Sciences

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Local EPrints ID: 379247
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/379247
PURE UUID: fbb9bbf5-7381-40a0-aead-16e9a8699fc8
ORCID for Rebecca Taylor: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-8677-0246
ORCID for Jane Parry: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-7101-2517

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Date deposited: 27 Jul 2015 09:18
Last modified: 21 Nov 2021 03:11

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