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Pasi Pyöriä

University Lecturer, sosiaalitieteet, alana sosiologia

About me

I am a university lecturer in sociology focusing on working life and labour market studies. My research interests include job quality and working conditions, precarious work, work careers, telework, and knowledge work.

ResearchGate / Tampere University Research Portal

Selected publications

Koivunen, Tuija & Pyöriä, Pasi & Saari, Tiina (2023) Job Pride and Work Orientation among Blue-collar Workers in the Finnish Vehicle Industry. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 43(13/14): 229–244.

Mäkinen, Niklas & Tanskanen, Jussi & Ojala, Satu & Pyöriä, Pasi (2023) Part-time Workers’ Employment Trajectories by Length of Hours and Reason for Working Part-time: An Eight-year Follow-up Study. Sage Open 13(4): 1–16.

Pyöriä, Pasi & Ojala, Satu & Nätti, Jouko (2021) Precarious Work Increases Depression-based Disability among Male Employees. European Journal of Public Health 31(6): 1223–1230.

Riekhoff, Aart-Jan & Ojala, Satu & Pyöriä, Pasi (2021) Career Stability in Turbulent Times: A Cross-cohort Study of Mid-careers in Finland. Acta Sociologica 64(4): 437–458.

Ojala, Satu & Pyöriä, Pasi & Riekhoff, Aart-Jan (2021) Career Stability in 14 Finnish Industrial Employee Cohorts in 1988–2015. Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies 11(2): 47–76.

Ojala, Satu & Pyöriä, Pasi (2019) Precarious Work and the Risk of Receiving a Disability Pension. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 47(3): 293–300.

Peutere, Laura & Ojala, Satu & Lipiäinen, Liudmila & Järvinen, Katri-Maria & Saari, Tiina & Pyöriä, Pasi (2019) Relational Justice, Economic Fluctuations, and Long-term Sickness Absence: A Multi-cohort Study. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 45(4): 413–420.

Ojala, Satu & Pyöriä, Pasi (2018) Mobile Knowledge Workers and Traditional Mobile Workers: Assessing the Prevalence of Multi-locational Work in Europe. Acta Sociologica 61(4): 402–418.

Pyöriä, Pasi (2018) Telework. In Warney Barf (Ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 848–854.

Pyöriä, Pasi & Ojala, Satu & Saari, Tiina & Järvinen, Katri-Maria (2017) The Millennial Generation: A New Breed of Labour? SAGE Open 7(1): 1–14.

Pyöriä, Pasi & Ojala, Satu (2016) Precarious Work and Intrinsic Job Quality: Evidence from Finland, 1984–2013. The Economic and Labour Relations Review 27(3): 349–367. (Special issue on Rethinking Precariousness and Flexibility).

Saari, Tiina & Pyöriä, Pasi (2015) Causes and Preconditions for Organisational Commitment in Knowledge Work – A Comparison of Two Expert Organizations. International Journal of Work Innovation 1(3): 271–286.

Ojala, Satu & Pyöriä, Pasi (2015) Working around the Clock? The Time and Location of Paid Work in Finland, 1979–2010. Electronic International Journal of Time Use Research 12(1): 73–96.

Koivumäki, Jaakko & Pyöriä, Pasi (2013) Trust in Management under Post-bureaucratic Conditions: The Case of Finnish Civil Servants. Revista Internacional de Organizaciones – International Journal of Organizations 7(11): 111–130.

Koivumäki, Jaakko & Pyöriä, Pasi (2012) The Paradox of Post-bureaucracy: Trust Formation among State Administration Employees in Finland. Journal of Social Research & Policy 3(1): 115–125.

Pyöriä, Pasi (2011) Managing Telework: Risks, Fears and Rules. Management Research Review 34(4): 386–399.

Pyöriä, Pasi (2009) Virtual Collaboration in Knowledge Work: From Vision to Reality. Team Performance Management 15(7-8): 366–381.

Pyöriä, Pasi (2007) Informal Organizational Culture: The Foundation of Knowledge Workers’ Performance. Journal of Knowledge Management 11(3): 16–30.

Pyöriä, Pasi (2006) Understanding Work in the Age of Information: Finland in Focus. Tampere: Tampere University Press (Doctoral dissertation).

Pyöriä, Pasi (2005) The Concept of Knowledge Work Revisited. Journal of Knowledge Management 9(3): 116–127.

Pyöriä, Pasi (2005) Information Technology, Human Relations and Knowledge Work Teams. Team Performance Management 11(3-4): 104–112.

Pyöriä, Pasi & Melin, Harri & Blom, Raimo (2005) Knowledge Workers in the Information Society: Evidence from Finland. Tampere: Tampere University Press. Reviewed in Work and Occupations .

Pyöriä, Pasi (2003) Knowledge Work in Distributed Environments: Issues and Illusions. New Technology, Work and Employment 18(3): 166–180.

Blom, Raimo & Melin, Harri & Pyöriä, Pasi (2002) Social Contradictions in Informational Capitalism: The Case of Finnish Wage Earners and Their Labor Market Situation. The Information Society 18(5): 333–343.