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Venture labor : work and the burden of risk in innovative industries

Author: Gina Neff
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2012.
Series: Acting with technology.
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"Why employees of pioneering Internet companies chose to invest their time, energy, hopes, and human capital in start-up ventures."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Neff, Gina, 1971-
Venture labor.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011039214
(OCoLC)755904496
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gina Neff
ISBN: 9780262301305 026230130X
OCLC Number: 793520520
Awards: Winner of American Sociological Association Communication and Information Technologies Section Book Award 2013.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 195 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The social risks of the dot-com era --
The origins and rise of venture labor --
Being venture labor: strategies for managing risk --
Why networks failed --
The crash of venture labor --
Conclusion: lessons from a new economy for a new medium?
Series Title: Acting with technology.
Responsibility: Gina Neff.

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"Why employees of pioneering Internet companies chose to invest their time, energy, hopes, and human capital in start-up ventures."--Provided by publisher.

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Gina Neff's excellent Venture Labor is a must-read study for those who were there, and for those who care about our evolving workforce. -- Tom Watson Forbes

 
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