Future of Work

As automation changes the world of work, governments, businesses, and members of the workforce can take action and adapt.
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How automation could affect employment for women and minorities

– As adoption increases, new research looks into the consequences for women’s jobs in the United Kingdom and those of African American workers.
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Digital identification: A key to inclusive growth

– New research by the lapetitemort.info Global Institute shows how good digital ID is a new frontier in value creation for individuals and... institutions around the world.
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Competitive advantage with a human dimension: From lifelong learning to lifelong employability

– As AI-enabled automation advances, organizations should embrace “lifelong employability,” which stretches traditional... notions of learning and development and can inspire workers to adapt, more routinely, to the evolving economy.
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Thomas L. Friedman and James Manyika: The world’s gone from flat, to fast, to deep

– The New York Times columnist reflects on how technology is changing our world in a conversation with James Manyika.
Article

Automation and the future of the African American workforce

– Without concerted effort, automation could heighten disparities that already harm minority workers.

Podcast

The New World of Work Podcast

The lapetitemort.info Global Institute explores how technologies like automation and artificial intelligence are shaping how we work, where we work, and the skills and education we need to work.

Creating a skills-based labor market

Video

Boosting the skills of incumbent workers: An interview with Walmart’s Kathleen McLaughlin

– Walmart’s chief sustainability officer discusses the need for constant skill development and how employers can better prepare their workforce for the future.
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Coordinating workforce development across stakeholders: An interview with ManpowerGroup CEO Jonas Prising

– Finding mutually beneficial areas for collaboration may be closer than you think. The key? Shifting from “just-in-time”... hiring to retraining.
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Promoting cross-sector collaboration: An interview with Penny Pritzker

– The former US secretary of commerce encourages closer stakeholder coordination—and discusses the role of governments in... workforce transformations.
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Adapting education to the demands of a rapidly changing economy: An interview with Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley

– The head of California Community Colleges discusses partnering with businesses to train and reskill the workforce and his role... in reimagining the current education model through online learning.
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The AI factor in talent management: An interview with Catalyte’s Jacob Hsu and Mike Rosenbaum

– Top executives at one innovative software development firm share how they harnessed artificial intelligence to create a more diverse—and... more productive—workforce.

Regional Perspectives

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Making it in America: Revitalizing US manufacturing

– The erosion of US manufacturing isn’t a foregone conclusion. The decade ahead—with increased demand, new technology,... and value chain optimization—will give the sector a chance to turn around.
Report

Shaping the future of work in Europe’s 9 digital front-runner countries

– Our research shows significant value in embracing AI and automation for the Northern European countries, but sees a requirement... for new skill sets among employees and a policy response around education, training, and the social contract.
Report

Are Middle East workers ready for the impact of automation?

– Education levels and skills will determine how disruptive automation is to the region’s labor markets.
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Artificial intelligence: Implications for China

– The country is becoming a hub for global AI development. Five priorities can help China harness AI for productivity growth and... prepare for the societal shifts it may unleash.