Employment Conditions of Software Developers in the Video Games Industry
Prof. Dr. Christina Teipen
Since summer semester 2014
Funding Body / Own Project
Conditions of knowledge work depend on interactions between institutional systems and value chain constellations. This theoretical insight will be demonstrated based on the case of the video games industry in Germany, Sweden and Poland. I will investigate how adverse employment conditions appear in coordinated market economies like Germany and affect intrinsically and highly motivated experts. The project analyses in detail in how far different institutional conditions in the fields of labour, financing and education contribute to employment conditions.
Christina Teipen (2016): “The Implications of the Value Chain and Financial Institutions for Work and Employment: Insights from the Video Game Industry in Poland, Sweden, and Germany.” In: British Journal of Industrial Relations 54 (2): 311-333.