Technology-Driven Productivity Improvements and the Future of Work: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Technology-Driven Productivity Improvements and the Future of Work: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Göran Roos (University of Adelaide, Australia)
Release Date: February, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 255
ISBN13: 9781522521792|ISBN10: 1522521798|EISBN13: 9781522521808|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2179-2

Description

While technological developments are evolving at a rapid pace, employee workplace skills are falling behind. This rate of change will continue to accelerate, and it is the responsibility of businesses to provide their employees with a solid foundation for keeping pace with the technology surrounding them.

Technology-Driven Productivity Improvements and the Future of Work: Emerging Research and Opportunities provides a comprehensive discussion of the latest strategies and methods for creating harmony between the workplace population and their technological environments. Featuring coverage on relevant topics such as STEM skills, economic complexities, and social programs, this is an informative resource for all business owners, professionals, practitioners, and researchers who are interested in discovering new methods that will enable humans and technology to work together.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Automation
  • Digital Economy
  • Economic Complexity
  • Job Creation
  • Labor Providers
  • Labor Users
  • National Prosperity
  • Social Programs

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Göran Roos is a member of the Economic Development Board of South Australia, the advisory board for Investment Attraction South Australia, METS Ignited Australia Limited’s Research and Innovation Advisory Council, and an Invited Member of CSIRO Manufacturing Business Unit Advisory Committee. He is an Adjunct Professor at Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre, University of Adelaide; Adjunct Professor at University of Technology Sydney Business School; and Adjunct Associate Professor in the College of Business, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) and of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).