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Algorithmic Management: Designing systems which promote human autonomy

September 20, 2018 - September 21, 2018

This workshop is part of a wider research project on Algorithmic Management which studies the structural role of algorithms as forms of management in work environments, where automated digital platforms, such as Amazon, Uber or Clickworker manage the interaction of workers through algorithms. The process of assigning or changing a sequence of individual to be completed tasks is often a fully automated process. This means that algorithms may partly act like a manager, who exercises control over a large number of decentralized workers. The goal of our research project is to investigate the interplay of control and autonomy in a managerial regime, with a specific focus on the food-delivery sector.

If you want to attend this event, please first register with Hannah Waltl <mis-sek@wu.ac.at>.

Further details about the event are available here: https://www.privacylab.at/workshop-algorithmic-management-designing-systems-which-promote-human-autonomy/ 

This research was supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie “Privacy&Us” project (GA No. 675730).

Details

Start:
September 20, 2018
End:
September 21, 2018

Venue

EA.0.024
Welthandelsplatz 1
Vienna, 1020 Austria
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