JASIST Special Issue on “Artificial Intelligence and Work”

For this special issue of the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), we are calling for papers that advance the relationship between artificial Intelligence and work. Articles can be drawn from any industry (e.g., retail, IT, service industries, public administration) or across multiple industries as long as they foreground the use and implications of AI in work or organizational contexts.

The topics of this workshop and associated special issue include, but are not limited to, empirical research and/or theory development in the areas of:

  1. The transformation of work practices and service provision in a number of domains:
    Human-robot interactions in the work settings
    AI and augmenting workers intelligence
    AI and implications for Information practices
  2. The multiple scales at which such transformations take place-- including individual-, team/group-, organization-, and profession/occupation-level transformation:
    Algorithmic management and decision making
    Intelligent machines and interpersonal relationships at work
    AI and mass surveillance in organizations
  3. The ethical implications of technology-enabled transformations such as job loss, the changing demands of professional readiness in the age of intelligent machines and their implications for educational curricula:
    AI, automation, new jobs and education
    Digital labor, inequality and power

Special issue submission due date: 30 March, 2021.

(Optional) online paper development workshop extended abstract due date: 20 Nov 2020

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