Description

This article, published in the European Business Review in January 2021, discusses the rise of employee surveillance as more and more people work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. It cites a conference paper on People Analytics, co-authored by the University of Edinburgh's Dr Claudia Pagliari and an interview with Dr Pagliari in The Guardian on worker surveillance during the pandemic, shown below:

Aizhan Tursunbayeva, Claudia Pagliari, Stefano Di Lauro, and Gilda Antonelli, “Opportunities and Benefits of People Analytics for HR Managers and Employees: Signals in the Grey Literature,” MCIS 2019 Proceedings 31 (2019), https://aisel.aisnet.org/mcis2019/31

Alex Hern, “Shirking from home? Staff feel the heat as bosses ramp up remote surveillance,” The Guardian, 27 September 2020, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/27/shirking-from-home-staff-feel-the-heat-as-bosses-ramp-up-remote-surveillance

Period15 Jan 2021

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Media coverage

  • TitleWatched Over by Machines: AI and Surveillance at Work
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletEuropean Business Review
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date15/01/21
    Description"The recent transitions towards having company personnel working at home while remaining digitally connected have sometimes been portrayed as furthering the ideal of empowering employees. But is one person’s empowerment another’s control? Andreas Deppeler considers whether this transformation has merely served as a channel for the increased application of people analytics."

    This article, published in the European Business Review, cites a conference paper on People Analytics, co-authored by the University of Edinburgh's Dr Claudia Pagliari and an interview with Dr Pagliari in The Guardian on worker surveillance during the pandemic, both shown below:

    Aizhan Tursunbayeva, Claudia Pagliari, Stefano Di Lauro, and Gilda Antonelli, “Opportunities and Benefits of People Analytics for HR Managers and Employees: Signals in the Grey Literature,” MCIS 2019 Proceedings 31 (2019), https://aisel.aisnet.org/mcis2019/31

    Alex Hern, “Shirking from home? Staff feel the heat as bosses ramp up remote surveillance,” The Guardian, 27 September 2020, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/27/shirking-from-home-staff-feel-the-heat-as-bosses-ramp-up-remote-surveillance
    Producer/AuthorEuropean Business Review
    PersonsClaudia Pagliari

Keywords

  • Data Ethics
  • Digital Ethics
  • Human Resource Information Systems
  • Future of Work
  • Surveillance
  • People Analytics