- The Rise of the Gig Economy
- Context of the Gig Economy
- The Dark Side of the Gig Economy
- Implications of the Gig Economy for Businesses
The Rise of the Gig Economy
The gig economy is a popular term referring to various forms of work and employment marked by short-term, on-demand, and unpredictable arrangements. The gig economy is above all a technology-influenced development of labor that is transforming the conventional norms and beliefs about the place of work in society and the respective responsibilities of workers, businesses, and governments . In the gig economy, workers no longer choose between working either as an employee or as a business owner. They may take a third path. While they are not subject to the ...