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    • The Flow of Digital Labor 

      Bucher, Eliane; Fieseler, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Digital microwork is a type of labor that many—typically poorly paid—workers engage in. In our research, we focus on an experience-based model of digital labor and the nonmonetary benefits derived from such activities. ...
    • The networked communications manager: a typology of managerial social media impression management tactics 

      Fieseler, Christian; Ranzini, Giulia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Purpose: The rise of social media has caused a shift in organizational practices, giving rise, in some cases, to genuinely "mediatized" organizations. With the present paper, we aim to explore how communications managers ...
    • The Role of Privacy Concerns in the Sharing Economy 

      Lutz, Christoph; Hoffmann, Christian Pieter; Bucher, Eliane; Fieseler, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Internet-mediated sharing is growing quickly. Millions of users around the world share personal services and possessions with others—often complete strangers. Shared goods can amount to substantial financial and immaterial ...
    • ‘Thriving instead of surviving’: A capability approach to geographical career transitions in the creative industries 

      Ana, Alacovska; Fieseler, Christian; Wong, Sut I (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      This article examines career transitions in creative industries that involve geographical relocation from large metropolitan creative cities to small, remote and marginal urbanities. Drawing on 31 in-depth interviews with ...
    • Time Well Wasted? Online Procrastination During Times of Unemployment 

      Müller, Severina; Fieseler, Christian; Meckel, Miriam; Suphan, Anne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This article examines the argument regarding whether perceived social exclusion during unemployment leads to procrastination through online media, which in turn lessens the job search efforts of the unemployed. Based on ...
    • Trading on the Unknown: Scenarios for the Future Value of Data 

      Newlands, Gemma Elisabeth Marjorie; Lutz, Christoph; Fieseler, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In this article, we explore the practices of extensive data collection among sharing economy platforms, highlighting how the unknown future value of big data creates an ethical problem for a fair exchange relationship ...
    • Unfairness by Design? The Perceived Fairness of Digital Labor on Crowdworking Platforms 

      Fieseler, Christian; Bucher, Eliane; Hoffmann, Christian Pieter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Based on a qualitative survey among 203 US workers active on the microwork platform Amazon Mechanical Turk, we analyze potential biases embedded in the institutional setting provided by on-demand crowdworking platforms and ...
    • What’s mine is yours (for a nominal fee): exploring the spectrum of utilitarian to altruistic motives for Internet-mediated sharing 

      Bucher, Eliane; Fieseler, Christian; Lutz, Christoph (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      In this contribution, we scrutinize the diverse motives for internet-mediated sharing as well as their role in shaping attitudes towards sharing one’s possessions in commercialized as well as non-commercialized settings. ...
    • With a little help of my peers. The supportive role of online contacts for the unemployed 

      Fieseler, Christian; Meckel, Miriam; Müller, Severina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Unemployment is an unfortunate reality, whose overcoming often depends on social support, among other factors. Online social media, such as social network sites and communities, may offer an additional source of such ...
    • Working in the digitized economy: HRM theory & practice 

      Connelly, Catherine; Fieseler, Christian; Černe, Matej; Giessner, Steffen Robert; Wong, Sut I (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      In our introduction to this special issue on the gig economy, we provide some context to how and why this phenomenon should be studied, with a particular emphasis on Human Resource Management. We then describe the four ...