Shaping a changing world
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” —Peter Drucker—
The world is changing at an ever-increasing pace. How can we remodel work — the what, the how and the why — and the systems that govern it, to liberate people to return the best value to themselves, their organisations and society as a whole? Join a growing community who are sparking fresh, radical ideas to make the future of work a better, more human place.
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We discuss how technology is affecting work and working lives and the new opportunities it presents HR and L&DWe discuss how technology is affecting work and working lives and the new opportunities it presents HR and L&D
Explore this InfoStory to find out what the rise of non-standard employment means for workers, employers and societies across the globe.
The workplace is changing, drastically. Eric Mosley, co-founder and CEO of Globoforce, offers some insight into how that change will manifest and what companies need to do to keep up with the future of work. The world is experiencing a workplace transformation.
Steve Jobs has been called the greatest businessman the world has ever seen and the best CEO of this generation. But he’s also the same man who would allegedly yell at people for 30 minutes straight, cut in front of his employees at lunchtime, berate hospitality and restaurant staff, park in handicapped spaces, said all HR personnel…
As megatrends continue to disrupt the way businesses generate value, enterprises are now seizing opportunities in automation and other advancements in technology to be more agile and competitive. In last week’s article, we introduced robotics and discussed how it is transforming the workplace.
A five-year old British virtual reality startup, co-founded by Cambridge computer science graduates, has been valued at more than $1bn after raising $502m (£390m) from Japan’s SoftBank. The investment, in London-based firm Improbable, is thought to be the largest ever investment made in a fledgling European tech firm.
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Work is changing. The old days of steady jobs followed by comfortable pensions are long gone. Jobs these days are far more likely to be precarious, temporary, and part-time. Globalization has created pressure on companies to keep labour costs low. Automation has led to the loss of well-paid jobs in a variety of sectors.
The workplace is evolving, disruptive innovations are causing new industries to emerge and business models and management practices to change. Advancements in technology and ways of communicating are changing the way we collaborate in the workplace. It remains to be seen what role will automation, artificial intelligence and robotics will play in forming the future of work.