BETA    Please send us your feedback to help us improve the site
06 Nov

Dangers of a human future of work

By David Jackson, Future of Work thinker/speaker/writer.

The erstwhile counter-intuitive idea that the rise of the machines will enable a renewed valuing of what it is to be human, has been helpful as we think about the future of work. Rather than simply operating as ‘inefficient robots’ we can celebrate what it is about us that is not automated or possible to replicate with an algorithm. Read More

13 Jul

Is the workplace safe for faith?

By David Jackson, Associate Director of HR Business Solutions, Manchester Metropolitan University.

If the future of work is human, we can’t simply pick and choose the bits of the human condition that we are comfortable with. We need to think instead of the different experiences of our human lives and deal with them – even when that’s difficult. We need to do this to develop cultures in which people can relax and be themselves. Read More

24 Jun

Encountering the ‘other’ at work

By David Jackson, Associate Director of HR Business Solutions, Manchester Metropolitan University.

In the lead up to the EU Referendum in the UK this week, we have heard people claiming that, despite the polls, we are heading for a landslide. Their logic is based on their experience that “I’ve not met anybody who will be voting ‘Leave’/’Remain’” (Delete as applicable). The truth is that Read More