Dr. Patrick Feuerstein

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Research Fellow of the Research Group

Patrick Feuerstein is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Fairwork Secretariat at the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB).

Before joining the Fairwork project, Patrick was a lecturer, research associate and acting professor of sociology with a focus on “Digitalization in the World of Work” and “Work, Organization and Economy” at the Georg-August-University in Göttingen. He is also a member of the Sociological Research Institute at the Georg-August-University Göttingen (SOFI).

Patrick received his PhD in Sociology from the University of Göttingen with a thesis on the impact of IT offshoring on working conditions of software developers in Germany and India. Recent research projects have focused on collaborative and open innovation processes in the IT industry and on working and living conditions of workers in global production networks in the automotive and chocolate industries. His empirical work is predominantly qualitative. His recent research has included fieldwork in China, Ecuador, Ghana, Grenada, Hungary, Indonesia, Mexico, the Philippines, and Trinidad.

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Since 03/2021

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Fairwork Secretariat at the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)

10/2020 - 02/2021

Acting professor for Sociology with focus on "Work, Organization and Economy" at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen

04/2020 - 09/2020

Acting professor for Sociology with focus on "Digitalization in the World of Work" at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen

03/2017 - 02/2020

Principal investigator of the research project "The impact of integrated production systems on working conditions in global production networks" at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen, funded by the DFG, module “Temporary Positions for Principal Investigators”

Since 2015

Member of the editorial board of the scientific journal "Arbeit”

04/2013 - 03/2016

Research associate in the project "Collaborative Innovations" of the Sociological ­Research Institute Göttingen at the Georg-August-University (SOFI)

09/2011

Dr. disc. Pol. at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen, thesis title: "Many roads lead to India - Reorganization of work in the course of the internationalization of the IT industry", grade: summa cum laude (0,0), awarded the Friedrich-Christoph-Dahlmann-Prize by the Research Commission of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Georg-August-University of Göttingen for the best dissertation in the summer term of 2011

02/2011 - 02/2020

Lecturer and research associate at the Institute of Sociology at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen

06/2006 - 01/2011

Research associate in the research project "The Embedding of IT-Offshoring" of the Sociological ­Research Institute Göttingen at the Georg-August-University (SOFI)

10/2005 - 05/2006

Research associate in the research project "New institutions of scientific publishing" of the Sociological Research Institute Göttingen at the Georg-August-University (SOFI)

07/2005

Magister Artium (sociology/economics) at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen, title of the master's thesis: "Work and Control in the 'New Economy'"

Selected Publications

Mayer-Ahuja, Nicole and Feuerstein, Patrick (2017), 'Jack of All Trades and Master of None? The Development of IT (Compatible) Qualification Between State, Company and Individual Career Planning', in Ernesto Noronha and Premilla D'Cruz (eds.), Critical Perspectives on Work and Employment in Globalizing India (Singapur: Springer), 153-72.

Kädtler, Jürgen and Feuerstein, Patrick (2017), 'Governancemechanismen und Kollaborationsressourcen in überbetrieblichen Innovationsprozessen', in Martin Heidenreich, Jürgen Kädtler, and Jannika  Mattes (eds.), Kollaborative Innovationen. Die innerbetriebliche Nutzung externer Wissensbestände in vernetzten Entwicklungsprozessen (Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen), 283-309.

Feuerstein, Patrick and Herrigel, Gary (2017), 'The limits of global labor governance and an emerging perspective', economic sociology - the european electronic newsletter, 18 (2), 6-16.

Feuerstein, Patrick and Hanekop, Heidemarie (2017), 'Wissenstransfer in betriebsübergreifenden Innovationsprozessen durch Open Source Communities', in Martin Heidenreich, Jürgen Kädtler, and Jannika  Mattes (eds.), Kollaborative Innovationen. Die innerbetriebliche Nutzung externer Wissensbestände in vernetzten Entwicklungsprozessen (Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen), 213-51.

--- (2017), 'Koordination überbetrieblicher Wissensproduktion. Zum Spannungsverhältnis zwischen Unternehmen und Communities in Open-Source-Projekten mit Unternehmensbeteiligung', Arbeit - Zeitschrift für Arbeitsforschung, 26 (1), 111-36.

Feuerstein, Patrick (2013), 'Patterns of Work Reorganization in the Course of the IT Industry’s Internationalization', Competition & Change, 17 (1), 24-40.

Feuerstein, Patrick (2012), Viele Wege führen nach Indien - Reorganisation von Arbeit im Zuge der Internationalisierung der IT-Industrie (Göttingen: Universitätsverlag).

Mayer-Ahuja, Nicole and Feuerstein, Patrick (2008), 'Everywhere is becoming the same? Labour utilisation, regulation and the tensions inherent in transnational IT production', Work, Organisation, Labour & Globalisation, 2 (2), 162-78.

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patrick.feuerstein [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
room
E 426