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Johanna Weststar is a professor of industrial relations and human resources in the DAN Program in Management and Organizational Studies at the University of Western Ontario. Johanna’s primary area of research is the video game industry where she is interested in issues of workplace citizenship, representation, working conditions and the labour process, project management and occupational identity. She has also published research on workplace learning among computer programmers, labour representation on pension boards, pregnancy leave policies, and underemployment. She teaches courses in labour/industrial relations, employee training and development, research methods, and project management. A detailed CV and a growing selection of papers is available at:
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Comment In: [Feature - 01/09/2013 - 04:50]

Glad to hear your positive ...

Glad to hear your positive story It is important to note that in the IGDA 's 2009 Quality of Life survey Almost 40 of the sample report crunching rarely and 6.2 never r ncrunch. So almost half of the 3000 people who answered that survey do not crunch. That is ...