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Artificial intelligence. Robotics. The Gig Economy. Globalization. The world is changing at a dizzying pace in ways that will have a profound effect on the economy, jobs and the flow of talent. How will firms cope with the changes ahead and what steps do they need to take today? Each episode features faculty from the world’s leading business school interviewing CEOs, technologists and experts on the bleeding edge discussing how to survive and thrive by managing the future of work.

HBS Managing the Future of Work Harvard Business School

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Artificial intelligence. Robotics. The Gig Economy. Globalization. The world is changing at a dizzying pace in ways that will have a profound effect on the economy, jobs and the flow of talent. How will firms cope with the changes ahead and what steps do they need to take today? Each episode features faculty from the world’s leading business school interviewing CEOs, technologists and experts on the bleeding edge discussing how to survive and thrive by managing the future of work.

    Good jobs as good cause: The philanthropy of upward mobility

    Good jobs as good cause: The philanthropy of upward mobility

    Rachel Korberg, Executive Director of the Families and Workers Fund, on the collaborative philanthropy model, public-private partnerships, defining good jobs, and the business case for creating more of them
     

    • 30 min
    Extra credit: Reach University’s apprenticeship-to-degree model

    Extra credit: Reach University’s apprenticeship-to-degree model

    In combining upskilling through on-the-job training with tailored online courses, Reach helps school districts develop faculty internally. Founder and chancellor Mallory Dwinal-Palisch breaks down the approach, which offers flexible degree programs to existing employees. Could this be a template for other in-demand professions?

    • 37 min
    AI: The good, the bad, and the transformative

    AI: The good, the bad, and the transformative

    Is it too late to secure the guardrails? More and more businesses are turning to AI for its efficiencies and revolutionary potential, but its proliferation has sparked widespread skepticism and questions about equity, privacy, liability, transparency, and security. AI expert and entrepreneur Manoj Saxena parses the business, policy, ethics, and workforce implications.  

    • 35 min
    How federal stimulus can break new ground on economic development and good jobs

    How federal stimulus can break new ground on economic development and good jobs

    American Rescue Plan program director Todd Fisher on the complex business of steering billions in investments to build up talent pipelines along with local and regional economies.   

    • 34 min
    Amplifying frontline worker voice to boost productivity

    Amplifying frontline worker voice to boost productivity

    When workers can vote with their feet polling their views can reduce turnover and increase engagement. WorkStep co-founder and CEO, Dan Johnston on making frontline work a better proposition for both employees and businesses.   
     

    • 34 min
    Abby Falik on Global Citizen Year and finding purpose

    Abby Falik on Global Citizen Year and finding purpose

    HBS grad Abby Falik founded Global Citizen Year to cultivate young leaders through a gap year of cultural immersion and community projects in developing countries. She's looking to promote HR practices and credentials that recognize the value of such experiences and the skills and competencies they produce. 

    • 35 min

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