Strategic Futurists; Value Systems Specialists

Events

Futurist Marcus Barber on Jobs of the Future

Monday 4 December 2017

Right now there's lots of noise about jobs being automated. It's mostly a fair assessment even if a bit tech central. But the issue is - where will the new job functions come from?

And for that matter, what will jobs look like, what will a 'job' be and where will we find them?

This links to an article on BigThink based on McKinsey assessment, whicn of itself might seem problematic. Something to consider in your own time.

From a Strateic Planning question however, you can get expansive - should you be looking to automation of job functions with your organisation? (maybe) Will every job be automated? (unlkely) Is there risk involved if I ignore the potential for automation? (probably). Will 'everyone' be affected or impacted by automation? (NO)

Should you be paying attention? Yes, very much yes


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Sometimes we need ways to assess 'where we are at' as part of our strategy development and planning process. In fact, we may need a good reality check to our thinking to help us remove our blinkers and expose some of our blind spots. Looking outside to other sources of information can be extremely valuable here and this clip is a wonderful example of how an alternative reality can be presented.
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McKinsey's interview with Richard Thaler on 'debiasing the corporation' is a really good one. I've spent the best part of two decades trying to help organisations unpack their biases through the use of foresight. I recommend this article to you
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Great week co-facilitating a Strategic Foresight Workshop, and Establishing a Foresight Unit module for the @AsiaProductivityOrganisation here in Tokyo
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