#80: Stig Nyman - How Tracking Your Work Helps Everybody

career & education performance podcast Jun 29, 2021

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How do you feel about tracking your time?

Some of you might welcome it and some might feel it’s an infringement on their freedom and privacy. 


Well, Stig Nyman will bring some clarity on the topic in this week's episode, Stig is a Ph.D. student at the department for Digitalisation at Copenhagen Business School, he has dedicated his time to study the implications of being managed by an algorithm. His research sheds light on the effects and ethical concerns of utilizing algorithms to manage work.


In this episode we discuss:

👉 The necessity of tracking work

👉 The macro view of tracking

👉 How tracking can empower you

👉 The intentions behind tracking

👉 The dark side to tracking

👉 The future of the tracking industry

👉 And much more...


Whether you use tracking in your company or are having your work tracked, This is one episode you wouldn’t want to miss, Dig in.




0:45 How Stig got inspired to research tracking

4:50 Necessity of tracking time

11:06 Structure vs culture and how they influence each other

12:41 The macro view of tracking

15:37 Analytics for the quantified employee

20:09 Where is the line between tracking and privacy

25:26 Using tracking to empower the individual

28:25 The intentions behind these tracking tools

34:50 The dark side of tracking

51:00 The future of tracking

53:50 Stigs recommendations of tracking tools

56:10 Stigs advice for using tracking more meaningfully

Connect with Stig Nyman

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/stignyman/



Copenhagen Business School: https://www.cbs.dk/

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