Category Archives: Work

How Did the Robot End Up With My Job?

Read Indeed, there is no “in” or “out” anymore. In the hyperconnected world, there is only “good” “better” and “best,” and managers and entrepreneurs everywhere now have greater access than ever to the better and best people, robots and software … Continue reading

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The Future of Work and implications for Education

Read This report considers how the nature of work and employment is likely to change over the next few decades, in the context of developments in technology and other key drivers of change. It summarises the main trends in employment … Continue reading

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Making Things Work: Solving Complex Problems in a Complex World

Read Making Things Work explains how we can master the complexity in our lives and make the world around us a better place. The problems we have at work and at home, in hospitals and schools, arise from complexity. Using … Continue reading

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Learning to work in the Creative and Cultural Sector – new spaces, pedagogies and expertise

Read This paper questions the link that policymakers assume exists between qualifications and access to employment in the C&C sector. It first identifies how labour market conditions in the C&C sector do not reflect the prevailing conventional wisdom that qualifications … Continue reading

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Boosting the productivity of knowledge workers

Boosting the productivity of knowledge workers The key is identifying and addressing the barriers workers face in their daily interactions. Nonetheless, many executives have a hazy understanding of what it takes to bolster productivity for knowledge workers. This lack of … Continue reading

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Human-centric work

Human-centric work What is the purpose of an employer? Why do employees go to work? These basic questions have so far had very obvious answers. A corporation exists to make money and the employee goes to work for the employer … Continue reading

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Travail: la créativité cachée

Travail : la créativité cachée Au travail, la créativité ne se limite pas à celle des « créatifs » : des designers aux architectes. Elle touche toutes les professions, même là où on ne l’attend pas forcément : pâtissier, policier… Mais cette créativité ordinaire … Continue reading

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Get ready for a new economic era

Get ready for a new economic era The mortgage-fueled market slide is leading the United States into much more than a recession—it is also ushering in a new economy. The consumer economy that was born in the 1950s is lurching … Continue reading

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The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop, and Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today

The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop, and Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today The workplace of the future is being shaped today by Web 2.0—a collection of breakthrough social media technologies—and by the Millennial Generation, people born between 1977 and … Continue reading

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New Skills for New Jobs – An Action Now Report

Skills really can, and do, make a difference – to people’s lives, to people’s futures. Better skills can do much to help the EU become more prosperous and more successful, with more and better jobs, more and new businesses and … Continue reading

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