Call for Papers: Telework 2017 Conference

Telework 2017 – Building Sustainable Work Ecosystems 5–6 October 2017 Turku, Finland Call for Papers Submission deadline: 1 August 2017 Welcome to the Telework 2017 –  22nd International Telework Academy (ITA) workshop. Telework 2017 is organized by University of Turku in cooperation with International Telework Academy and Baltic Region Healthy Cities Association. Succested topics: Telework trends … Continued

Working from home more common – SWiPE at the For the Love of Research-event

Valentine’s Day brought the Strategic Research Council event “For the Love of Research” offering excellent opportunities for SWiPE researchers to network with stakeholders and to present our research project. The event organised at the Helsinki Music Centre drew over 300 stakeholders interested in Strategic Research Council research. Throughout the day, solution workshops presented a number … Continued

Eveliina Saari, Senior Researcher, FIOH

Eveliina Saari is a senior Researcher at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health and is a Docent of adult education specialising in organisational learning and developmental evaluation at the University of Jyväskylä. She is also programme director for the Strategic Research Council programmes: Skilled Workers – Successful Labour Markets and Health, Wellbeing and Lifestyles. In … Continued

Jatta Jännäri, Project Researcher, University of Turku

Jatta Jännäri works as a project researcher at Turku School of Economics in the Entrepreneurship’s unit. She is finishing her doctoral thesis on the Mediated Construction of an Ideal Gendered Manager and Employee. In the SWiPE research project, she researches the hybrids of expertise work and entrepreneurship. Jatta has recently examined the gendering of expertise … Continued

Martti Kulvik, Research Manager, Etlatieto Ltd

Martti Kulvik works as a research manager at Etlatieto Ltd. In addition he has also worked in clinical positions in the neurological department of Helsinki University Central Hospital since 1994. Martti Kulvik has participated in numerous interdisciplinary research projects at home and internationally. Kulvik has a diverse knowledge of the economic and medical issues. From … Continued

John Zysman, Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Professor John Zysman is a valued researcher and an expert on public policy, economics and business strategy. His recent research has looked into, among other things, how developed economies are adapting to radical change in the global economy as well as the implications digital platforms have for business strategy and for national policy. John Zysman … Continued

Martin Kenney, Professor, University of California, Davis

Professor Martin Kenney is an internationally acclaimed expert on the platform economy at the University of California. Professor Kenney is one of the first researchers in the United States to have analysed impact of the platform economy globally, including to global workforce mobility and skills. Martin Kenney has served as a visiting professor at several … Continued

Annu Kotiranta, Researcher, Etlatieto Ltd

Annu Kotiranta works as a researcher in Etlatieto Ltd, that concentrates in business and innovation research. Recently she has been involved, among other things, in the building of effectiveness of Tekes and preparing the backgroung notes to OECD about Finnish innovation system and its recent changes. In addition she has been deliberating about the growth … Continued