Lorraine Kellum

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From the Knowledge Economy to the Human Economy

Over the course of the 20th century, the mature economies of the world evolved from being <i>industrial</i> economies to <i>knowledge</i> economies. Now we are at another watershed moment, transitioning to <i>human</i> economies—and the shift has profound implications for management.<p>What do I mean by the human economy? …

11 Really Cool Jobs That Don’t Exist Today, But Will Soon

<i>This piece originally appeared on Monster.com.</i><p>The World Economic Forum recently reported that humanity would be out 7 million jobs by 2020 due to …

Ford Motor Company

Jobs Of Tomorrow: Six Professions Borne From New Technologies

There's a lot of talk about how technology and, by extension, automation can potentially rob humans of their jobs. That's a scary prospect but a …

Big Data
Electric Vehicles

Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet: How to Prepare for the Future of Work

It’s easy to fear the unknown, and planning for it is near impossible. Nevertheless, with technology advancing at breakneck speeds, planning for and …

Why Everyone Must Get Ready For The 4th Industrial Revolution

First came steam and water power; then electricity and assembly lines; then computerization… So what comes next?<p>Some call it the fourth industrial revolution, or industry 4.0, but whatever you call it, it represents the combination of cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, and the Internet …

Manufacturing

Is There a Better Way to Think About Income Inequality?

One sociologist says that there’s too much of a focus on giving out more college degrees, getting more people married, and making elite workplaces more diverse.<p>By now, no one is debating the fact that economic inequality has grown substantially in the past few decades. It seems that almost every …

Don’t Just Get Kids Off the Sex Offender Registry. Abolish It

Recently the <i>New Yorker</i> published a major article about juvenile “sex offenders.” The story, by staff writer Sarah Stillman, is far ranging, moving …

New York Times