Source | www.forbes.com
The emerging contours of the new world of work in the Fourth Industrial Revolution are rapidly becoming reality for millions of workers and companies around the globe. The inherent opportunities for economic prosperity, societal progress and individual flourishing in this new world of work are enormous. To realize them depends crucially on all concerned stakeholders’ ability to instigate reform in skill development systems, labor market policies, employment arrangements and existing social contracts. Catalyzing positive outcomes and a future of good work for all will require bold leadership and an entrepreneurial spirit, as well as an agile mindset of lifelong learning from employees.
Trends to pay attention to…
As technological and social forces are transforming how work gets done, who does it, and even what work looks like, Human Resources departments are tasked to rethink their purpose, design principles and delivery methods.
In an effort to understand how organizations can rethink their approaches in the face of the evolution of work and in partnership with World Economic Forum, we tapped into the wisdom of crowds by asking leading thinkers to identify what they think are the most important driving forces shaping the work-related realities of tomorrow.