Summary of The Future of Work

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The Future of Work book summary
How can managers, companies and employees thrive amid a rapidly changing corporate landscape?


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Ideas about work are changing at a rapid pace, thanks to shifting attitudes, behaviors, social trends and new technologies. Futurist Jacob Morgan explores the factors influencing how people work and predicts what businesses need to do to survive and thrive in the future. Writing in a clear, accessible voice, Morgan offers guiding principles for business leaders who want to embrace change and stay competitive. His ideas will help you rethink how your workplace functions and will encourage you to challenge dated, traditional ideologies and practices. getAbstract recommends his report to all those who want to help their organizations become more innovative, flexible and aware of the future.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What trends cause workplace change,
  • What business practices are obsolete, and
  • How businesses can thrive and compete amid social and technological change.


Trends Influencing the Workplace
The future workplace will reflect social and technological trends and evolving views about what employment might mean. The factors that are affecting how people work include: Social media and the Internet have changed how people behave in their...
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About the Author

Futurist and keynote speaker Jacob Morgan co-founded the FOW community, a network of business leaders who discuss future visions of the workplace. He contributes to Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, CNN and other outlets.

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