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What's the Future of Work?

Exploring the Economic Shift Led by Software and Connectedness

by Tim O'Reilly

What's the Future of Work?

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Book Description

What is the future when more and more work can be done by intelligent machines instead of people, or only done by people in partnership with those machines? What happens to workers, and what happens to the companies that depend on their purchasing power? What's the future of business when technology-enabled networks and marketplaces are better at deploying talent than traditional companies? What's the future of education when on-demand learning outperforms traditional universities in keeping skills up to date?

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1
The WTF Economy Is Transforming How We Do Business
Chapter 2
The Rise of Networked Platforms for Physical World Services
Chapter 3
A World of Continuous Partial Employment
Chapter 4
"This Is Strictly a Business Decision"
Chapter 5
6 Things to Look for in Next Economy Companies
Chapter 6
Escaping the Superstar Syndrome
Chapter 7
We've Got This Whole Unicorn Thing All Wrong!
Chapter 8
How On-Demand Logistics Could Save Brick-and-Mortar Retail
Chapter 9
What Would Alexa Do?
Chapter 10
The Game of Business: It's Time to Rewrite the Rules
Chapter 11
Don't Replace People. Augment Them.
Chapter 12
Machine Money and People Money
Chapter 13
Work Is More than a Source of Income
Chapter 14
Technology and Business as if People Matter

Book Details

What's the Future of Work?
Business and Management
O'Reilly Media
ISBN13 Digital
ISBN10 Digital
PDF Size
7.6 MB
Open Publication License

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