Heather McGowan, Chris Shipley and Thomas Friedman
The Adaptation Advantage
Let Go, Learn Fast, and Thrive in the Future of Work
Humans have extraordinary skills that no machine can master – and that’s a good thing.
Future of work experts Heather E. McGowan and Chris Shipley argue that while technology may be the engine for massive change, humans remain in the driver’s seat. Only people have the “organic cognition” required for creativity, collaboration and adaptation. Acknowledging a new era of unprecedented uncertainty, McGowan and Shipley posit a future in which humans share knowledge and build meaningful workplace cultures.
About the Authors
Heather E. McGowan and Chris Shipley are leading voices in the Future of Work movement and have been collaborating on the nature of work, culture and innovation since 2015.
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