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Le numérique au travail : mythes de rupture et mécaniques de récupération.

Abstract : Our era is rich with myths that help disseminate certain ideologies and favor a form of ‘presentism’. François Hartog see’s this as a constant compulsion to keep moving and yet an inability to embody the progress we make. This research proposes as its main hypothesis that a resolution to this conundrum requires a step away from the generational reading of the digital, which treats its rise as an event in its own right, and instead embrace a more dynamic reading in alignment with Luc Boltanski and Laurent Thévenot’s notion of “economies of grandeur” (« économies de la grandeur »). In doing so, this reading will allow for a better understanding of the present while unveiling the structures that shape organisations today (in this case OuiShare and Renault). We shall consider the digital in different situations, to shine light on its dialectical position between the productive and the social system where it functions as a catalyst for profound transformations, notably regarding work and the organization of labor.To do so, we must however recognize a certain plasticity of the organizations that govern work, while also questioning the theories that characterize them. Three dimensions are seen to emerge here: the concentration of capital, the concentration of means of production and the concentration of the capacity of organizations. By shining light on new routes of social adaptation and political creativity, this research therefore aims to foster a more complex approach towards the ‘digital’, its effects on the different modes of work organization and on society as a whole.
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Edwin Mootoosamy. Le numérique au travail : mythes de rupture et mécaniques de récupération.. Histoire. Université Grenoble Alpes, 2017. Français. ⟨NNT : 2017GREAH032⟩. ⟨tel-01798109⟩



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