The Threat of Workplace Automation in Future

HR Digest

Some researchers argue that innovative technologies could create more wealth, increase productivity and diverse jobs in the end by eliminating unpleasant rote work. Featured Outsourcing automation in companies impact of automation workplace automation

Sustainable Leadership and Organizations: The Ideas of Martin Seligman

Michael Lee Stallard

2 Comments so far william czander on May 31st, 2010 Happiness coaches are part of the great conspiracy that began some 20 years ago when CEO’s , hedge fund managers and bankers discovered if they outsourced jobs to China and India it would increase the bottom line and they would all get rich. If they could not outsource they discovered another way.


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Success is not a zero-sum game

Lead on Purpose

These situations provide outstanding growth opportunities and a great chance to generate and implement innovative and creative solutions.&# Unfortunately, globalism is being played that way, otherwise the focus would be on conserving managerial focus, rather than cash, and that managerial focus would be spent creating new categories and new wealth, rather than managing the outsourcing itself. Focus, instead on making a new world where the outsourced skill is irrelevant.

Book Review: The Pursuit of Something Better

Lead on Purpose

In the late 1990s and early 2000s the word “virtual&# became associated with outsourcing jobs to other countries, so Jack changed the name of his program to “dynamic organization&# and implemented the program at US Cellular. In a world where many executives cut corners and provide scanty people leadership, “US Cellular has proven that adhering to high ethical standards is a competitive advantage in a marketplace that is starved for a little basic human decency.&#

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Seven Lessons American Manufacturing’s Decline Can Teach Any Company

Strategy Driven

How did the nation with the workforce that won the war end up with a workforce outsourced to India? A culture by design has a bedrock of carefully selected company-wide values that motivates employees, delights customers, serves their communities and sparks innovation and creativity. Two of Wells Fargo’s key values are “ethics” and “what’s right for their customers”. How can a company with those supposed ethics commit such an act?

The Big Picture of Business – Business Success Checklist

Strategy Driven

It is important to identify swings and trends so that innovation can remain a strength of your business. Outsourcing, privatizing and collaborating plan is annually updated, with realistic, measurable goals. The organization maintains and lives by an ethics statement. When you own and operate a business you need to have certain procedures for an efficient and seamless function. Sometimes the difficulty of managing your time makes for a haphazard operation.

Diversity & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

I will onshore, offshore, outsource, insource, or execute whatever business strategy I implement without regard for diversity. In evaluating any relationship in the value chain I’m looking for value, talent, performance, leverage, efficiency, economy of scale, work ethic, integrity, character, discipline and many other traits irrespective of your skin color, age, etc. A sense of entitlement is not a substitute for work ethic and a desire to achieve.

Why – and How – to Hire Young People Without Diplomas

Harvard Business Review

Spur innovation. Moreover, our study uncovered a range of successful approaches to employing young adults, from building in-house training to partnering with outsourced providers. In particular, the program seeks to instill a strong work ethic by focusing on key traits such as respect, attitude, and teamwork.

How IBM's Sam Palmisano Redefined the Global Corporation

Harvard Business Review

These relationships were essential in gaining the confidence of customers who had qualms about outsourcing to IBM. They are innovating in ways that create virtuous circles for a generation or more." He also forced partners and distributors to commit in writing to uphold IBM's strict ethical standards.