Kathleen Warnhoff

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Kathleen Warnhoff
Heike Schäfer

Contact

kathleen.warnhoff [at] f-bb.de
Former Scholarship Holder des Promotionskollegs

Research fields

Labor and Labor Market
Sociology of Work; Digitalization of industrial work; Approaches to work that promotes learning

CV

Kathleen Warnhoff is a PhD student at the Institute of Sociology at Freie Universität Berlin. She is conducting research on the unequal distribution of opportunities for work-related learning in the context of Industrie 4.0 under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Martin Krzywdzinski. The qualitative study examines the conditions under which industrial employees learn and why it is necessary to shape work in a way that promotes learning.

until July 2022

Research associate and Hans Böckler Foundation scholarship holder at the doctoral program "Good Work: Approaches to Shaping the Working World of Tomorrow" at the WZB under the direction of Prof. Dr. h. c. Jutta Allmendinger Ph.D.

2018
Jury member in the university competition "Show me your research" as part of the Science Year 2018 on working worlds of the future

Since 2013
Lecturer at various Berlin universities;
University of Applied Sciences, Design Academy Berlin, Beuth University of Applied Sciences in Berlin.

2009 - 2013
Education marketing

2003 - 2009
Study of business communication (B.A. and M.A.)

Ausgewählte Publikationen und Vorträge

Warnhoff, K. "Berufliche Aufstiege in der digitalisierten Produktionsarbeit?" Beitrag in: Birgit Blättel-Mink (Hg.) 2021: Gesellschaft unter Spannung. Verhandlungen des 40. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie 2020 (peer reviewed).

Warnhoff, K.; de Paiva Lareiro P. "Implementing Industry 4.0: Challenges for German Companies regarding Work-Integrated Learning" Vortrag auf IV. ISA Forum of Sociology, Porto Allegre, (BRASILIEN/BRAZIL): Challenges of the 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality; RC 30 Sciology of Work; Limits to Digitization on Work? 26.02.2021 (virtuell)
https://isaconf.confex.com/isaconf/forum2020/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/116857

Warnhoff, K. (2021): "Arbeit der Zukunft lernförderlich gestalten. Wie menschliche Kompetenzen mit der Digitalisierung wachsen können". In: WZB-Mitteilungen, H. 171, Online-Supplement, 18.03.2021.

Warnhoff, K. (2020): "Neue Muster der Qualifikation. Empirische Befunde aus der Industrie." Vortrag auf der 40. Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS): Gesellschaft unter Spannung; Ad - Hoc Gruppe Verändert Digitalisierung am Arbeitsplatz die Ungleichheitsstruktur? Alte und neue Spannungslinien am 14-18.9.2020 in Berlin (virtuell).

Warnhoff, K.; de Paiva Lareiro, P. (2020): "New inequalities with implementing ‘Industry 4.0’? Challenges for German industries regarding work-integrated learning". Vortrag auf der Tagung Disrupting technology: contextualising continuity and change in technology, work and employment",  ‘CERIC’ University of Leeds am 16./17.1.2020 in Leeds (UK).

Warnhoff, K.; de Paiva Lareiro, P. (2019): Skill Development on the Shopfloor: Heading to a digital divide? 2nd Weizenbaum Conference on the subject of “Challenges of Digital Inequality: Digital Education, Digital Work, Digital Life”, 16/17th of May 2019 Berlin. https://doi.org/10.34669/wi.cp/2.23 .

Warnhoff, K.; Krzywdzinski, M. (2018): Digitalisierung spaltet. Gering qualifizierte Beschäftigte haben weniger Zugang zu Weiterbildung. WZB-Mitteilungen Heft 162, S. 58-60.

Transfer of scientific knowledge into the public sphere

For Kathleen Warnhoff, the focus is on regular dialog with political, economic, scientific and creative actors on the topic of "digitization and learning".  A multifaceted transfer to the public has emerged during the doctoral period.