Theoretical and methodological background to statistical assessment of employment quality in local units

Iuliia Oleksandrivna Lazebnyk


Introduction. The article is devoted to the research of topical issues of statistical study of the impact of information and communication technologies on changes in the labor market and the quality of employment.
Purpose. The purpose of the study is to analyze the trends in changing working conditions and employment quality associated with the widespread use of ICT. The need to understand the consequences of such changes for regional labor markets in Ukraine encourages the development of the theoretical and methodological foundations of statistical provision of managerial decisions on improving the quality of employment and working conditions.
Method (methodology). To achieve this goal, the article discusses the world approaches to defining concepts such as telework or ICT-mobile work, T / ICTM. The peculiarities of practical application of T / ICTM and its structure according to the selected categories in the 28 EU member states are analyzed. Operationalization of T / ICTM categories in accordance with the "use of ICTs" and "workplaces".
Results. According to the results of the study, the main problems identified are the proliferation of such a phenomenon as "telework" or "remote work". One of them is that, despite the growing consensus, there is still no generally accepted definition of these concepts. Another is the limited availability of T / ICTM frequency and intensity data in many countries around the world.


information and communication technologies; telework; remote work; labor market; quality of employment; working conditions; theoretical and methodological foundations; statistical support of management

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