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Watchlist: Continuing Changes in the Nature of Work, 2010-2020

Published: 30 March 2010

ID: G00174602

Analyst(s): Tom Austin


Much has been made about how the nature of work has changed during the last 50 years. We explore for senior executives and planners some key assumptions about how it will change during the next 10.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Ten Key Changes
    • 1. De-routinization of Work
    • 2. Work Swarms
    • 3. Weak Links
    • 4. Working With the Collective
    • 5. Work Sketch-Ups
    • 6. Spontaneous Work
    • 7. Simulation and Experimentation
    • 8. Pattern Sensitivity
    • 9. Hyperconnected
    • 10. My Place
  • The Challenge
  • Bottom Line

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