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Will the Pandemic Push Knowledge Work into the Gig Economy?

On Jun 1, 2020
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The gig economy for knowledge workers never really took off outside of software. But the pandemic has forced companies from all sectors to get used to remote work — which is often similar to working a gig. https://t.co/M3QkSCEk38
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Many firms will be attracted by potential cost savings.

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On Jun 1, 2020
@HarvardBiz shared
The gig economy for knowledge workers never really took off outside of software. But the pandemic has forced companies from all sectors to get used to remote work — which is often similar to working a gig. https://t.co/M3QkSCEk38
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Will the Pandemic Push Knowledge Work into the Gig Economy?

Will the Pandemic Push Knowledge Work into the Gig Economy?

Many firms will be attracted by potential cost savings.

This Is Why Tracking Worker Productivity Instead Of Hours May Be Causing Burnout In Your Team

This Is Why Tracking Worker Productivity Instead Of Hours May Be Causing Burnout In Your Team

The problem with knowledge work is there’s always one more deal to close, one more customer to satisfy and one more report to be written. This, with the move from hours-based work to ...

The Future of Work: Youth sceptical of A.I., ‘work as a service’ rising

The Future of Work: Youth sceptical of A.I., ‘work as a service’ rising

With automation and AI sweeping into the workplace, a new report on the future of work finds that the younger workers are, the more sceptical they are of the benefits of the technology. ...

The No. 1 Lifelong Habit Of Warren Buffett: The 5-Hour Rule

The No. 1 Lifelong Habit Of Warren Buffett: The 5-Hour Rule

Adopting his “Learning Lifestyle” is easier than you think.

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The Evolution and Design of Digital Economies Melvyn Weeks∗ Faculty of Economics and Clare College University of Cambridge April 6, 2018 Abstract The technology of the distributed ledger, ...

The Nature of the Firm—75 Years Later

The Nature of the Firm—75 Years Later

Geoffrey Moore looks at Case’s influential 1937 article "The Nature of the Firm" and applies it to business leaders in 2014.

Planning for life in cities after the pandemic

Planning for life in cities after the pandemic

Here's how we can help our clients and communities transition to planning in the post-pandemic world.

edcast: A Futuristic Knowledge Space Fuelling High Performance Enterprises

edcast: A Futuristic Knowledge Space Fuelling High Performance Enterprises

In fact it is the only company powering large Nationwide Upskilling and Knowledge platforms like NASSCOM FutureSkills that was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2018 and World ...

Nobel laureate Oliver Williamson, pioneer of organizational economics, dies at 87

Nobel laureate Oliver Williamson, pioneer of organizational economics, dies at 87

Oliver Williamson, a UC Berkeley and Haas School of Business professor for nearly three decades whose elegant framework for analyzing the structure of organizations won him a Nobel Prize in ...

9 Out of 10 People Are Willing to Earn Less Money to Do More-Meaningful Work

9 Out of 10 People Are Willing to Earn Less Money to Do More-Meaningful Work

They’d give up a significant amount of their future earnings.

Rise of the Knowledge Worker

Rise of the Knowledge Worker

And the most powerful tool each of these knowledge workers brings to work every day is his or her brain. When the employee is in the office workplace, losses in cognitive performance can ...

If you want to see the future of work, don’t look to Amazon HQ2

If you want to see the future of work, don’t look to Amazon HQ2

By choosing to build in New York and D.C., Amazon bypassed an opportunity to spur economic growth in a place that needs it–but also ignored trends showing that young workers don’t want to ...

The Future of the Workplace – Designing the Experience

The Future of the Workplace – Designing the Experience

The workplace is changing. We’re no longer just designing an environment, we’re designing the experience.