This chapter provides a review of contemporary issues around trade union revitalisation during the fourth industrial revolution. It focuses particularly on the impact of the gig economy which is been accelerated by artificial intelligence. It explores the concepts of gig economy and artificial intelligence and reviews how they have affected trade union revitalisation activities. Central to this chapter is the critique of the meaning of ‘gig economy’ and ‘artificial intelligence’. The chapter is addressed from the standpoint of countries within the Global South. The chapter concludes with a review of alternative suggestions of revitalisation paradigms considered specifically for countries within the Global South hemisphere.
|Title of host publication||HRM in Global South: A Critical Perspective|
|Publisher||Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.|
|Number of pages||26|
|Publication status||Published - 17 May 2022|