Tag Archives: Automation

The impact of job automation on shifts in levels of work [Whitepaper] (C Bezuidenhout, A Wöcke, N Plint & M Mthombeni)

The purpose of this research was to determine the impact of technological change on workforce structures and industries. Previous studies forecasted the impact of automation on jobs and categories of jobs, but did not deal with the structure of organisations, particularly levels of work. This study applied Jaques’ Stratified Systems Theory model of job analysis […]
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The future of work after Covid (McKinsey)

This report on the future of work after COVID-19 is the first of three MGI reports that examine aspects of the postpandemic economy. The others look at the pandemic’s long-term influence on consumption and the potential for a broad recovery led by enhanced productivity and innovation. Here, we assess the lasting impact of the pandemic […]
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Future of jobs report 2020 (WEF)

The Future of Jobs WEF report maps the jobs and skills of the future, tracking the pace of change. It aims to shed light on the pandemic-related disruptions in 2020, contextualized within a longer history of economic cycles and the expected outlook for technology adoption, jobs and skills in the next five years. The Future of Jobs […]
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Which professions are most vulnerable to automation? (MIT Sloan Review)

Scott Latham and Beth Humberd in their article “Four ways jobs will respond to automation”, outline the professions most vulnerable to automation. Popular narratives are that low-paying jobs are at risk, while college-educated professions will remain largely untouched. According to the authors it is not so cut and dry. To survive, employees need to understand the […]
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What new jobs will exist in 2035? (Weforum)

By: Joe Myers  February 29, 2016 Source:  https://www.weforum.org