Baker Stuart’s Insight: This collection of essays from the RSA is essential reading for anyone interested in the future of work in terms of technnology. As they put it: “The quality of the conversation about technology matters greatly to our ability to prepare for it”.
In this essay collection we present a plurality of perspectives on the future of work. Far from being a manifesto for fatalism, this pamphlet should rather be read as a call to action.
The quality of the conversation about technology matters greatly to our ability to prepare it. The civil servant in the Treasury dictating tax policy, the FE college leader rethinking their skills curricula, the corporate HR chief reconsidering their employee welfare programme – all are susceptible to making bad decisions with bad intelligence.
The purpose of this essay series is to break out of the same overworn questions, and give more airtime to alternative and thoughtful perspectives on how technology might shape the world of work.
A common theme in this series is the shifting sands of power. Nicolas Colin argues that the emergence of the digital economy has put consumers at the top of the food chain, and it […]