People, Organisations and E-business

Learning Outcomes

  • explain how the labour market is changing as a result of e-business, and illustrate this by appraising potential jobs of the future;
  • explain the concept of a free agent in relation to working practice and appraise the types of roles they perform;
  • critically assess the role of on-line recruitment agencies;
  • describe and apply techniques for virtual team working;
  • assess the impact of mobile electronic working on the physical work environments of the future;
  • assess the relative merits of a variety of organisational structures in e-business companies;
  • assess the use of e-business techniques for supporting and developing employees;
  • describe the impact of e-business applications upon HR functions as a whole;