[PDF / Epub] ☆ Global "Body Shopping": An Indian Labor System in the Information Technology Industry Author Biao Xiang – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk How can America s information technology IT industry predict serious labor shortages while at the same time laying off tens of thousands of employees annually The answer is the industry s flexible lab How can America s information technology Shopping": An MOBI ï IT industry predict serious labor shortages while at the same time laying off tens of thousands of employees annually The answer is the industry s flexible labor management system a flexibility widely regarded as the modus operandi of global capitalism today Global Body Shopping explores how flexibility and uncertainty in the IT labor market are constructed and sustained through concrete human actionsDrawing on in depth field research in southern India and in Australia, and folding an ethnography into a political Global "Body PDF or economy examination, Xiang Biao offers a richly detailed analysis of the India based global labor management practice known as body shopping In this practice, a group of consultants body shops in different countries works together to recruit IT workers Body shops then farm out workers to clients as project based labor and upon a project s completion they either place the workers with a different client or bench them to await the next placement Thus, labor is managed globally to serve volatile capital movementUnderpinning this practice are "Body Shopping": An eBook ✓ unequal socioeconomic relations on multiple levels While wealth in the New Economy is created in an increasingly abstract manner, everyday realities stock markets in New York, benched IT workers in Sydney, dowries in Hyderabad, and women and children in Indian villages sustain this flexibility.
- 208 pages
- Global "Body Shopping": An Indian Labor System in the Information Technology Industry
- Biao Xiang
- 17 March 2019 Biao Xiang