The Future of Work and Quality in the Information Society: The Media, Culture, Graphical Sector

Explores the potential impact of the information society and information technology in the media, culture and graphical sector. Focuses on the effects on employment, the quality of work and quality of the product, working conditions, gender equity and labour-management relations.

Conference paper | 26 October 2005
For more than a decade, the Information Society concept has been at the centre of discussions on the future of work and of society in general, both for socio-economic research and policy-making, in a period greatly affected by the growing importance of information and communication technologies (ICTs) across the world. Among the 22 industrial sectors covered by the ILO’s Sectoral Activities Programme, the media and entertainment industries have been at the forefront of these changes, along with the electronics and telecommunications in