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What the future holds for the self-employed?

Stelmaszak, Marta (2016) What the future holds for the self-employed? Management with Impact (06 Jun 2016). Website.

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Technological advancements, such as Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation or Big Data are often considered as major drivers for the future of work. Current debate on this topic mostly focuses on which tasks and jobs will be delegated to machines and how employees can deal with the uncertainty of career choice. In a recent report, the World Economic Forum provides an overview of industries that are most likely to be affected by job displacement and several technologies are named, including mobile internet, the cloud, increasing computing power, and even 3D printing as the catalyst for this disruption. Without a doubt, these technological advances have a significant, direct impact on the levels of employment in the industries they affect. However, technology also influences the future of work in an indirect way: by changing the nature of work itself.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s) CC BY-NC 3.0
Divisions: Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2017 11:01
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:55

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