Start date:October 2013
Research Topic:The nature of skill in knowledge work: an ethnography of the creative industries.
Research pathway:Management and Business
Research Supervisor:Dr. Sarah Jenkins
Supervising school:Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University
Primary funding source:ESRC Studentship
I intend to conduct ethnographic research to examine the experience of work within the creative industries. In particular the research will focus on notions of skill and job quality for knowledge workers located in the sector.