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We've selected the most interesting books about the future of work and HR and summed up the main ideas in them to give you inspiration and help you innovate in HR and management.
The book offers a big-picture view of our modern workplace and all the controversies that surround it. It can help HR professionals understand the meaning of work design and space and get some extra perspective on the usual questions about how office organisation impacts work and performance.
Our episode 10 is dedicated to the idea of deep work developed by Cal Newport. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, published in 2016, aims to help individuals learn the value of focused and mindful work and how to achieve it, and teach organisations to stop wasting their resources.
What Works: Gender Equality By Design, published in 2016, aims to put behavioural economics to the service of gender equality in society and organisations. The book offers a compelling overview of all the studies on the subject and precious counter-intuitive insights into how our behaviour can be “nudged” toward more equality.
Technology and usage are transforming the way all professionals work and urging us to rethink the very notion of “expertise”. The book highlights the role of artificial intelligence and platforms. It sketches the new systems likely to replace the old professions and it provides a fascinating overview of the changes that have already occurred and those yet to come.
Work, the thirst for liberty is a book which the greatest quality is how it sheds light on the end of a world where the salariat and work were once synonymous. It offers an optimistic view of the future of work, where it’s up to us to invent the structures and systems to enable the best to happen. To work!
The pay gap between men and women is no longer a secret … But under the cover of discrimination, there is also a predisposition of women not to dare to negotiate. It must change… words of Linda and Sara.
A book that allows you to project yourself in the new issues raised by the evolution of the Human Resources sector.
Chief Talent Officer for 14 years at Netflix, Patty McCord shares in her book, her experience of management and recruitment techniques that made the success of the famous streaming platform…
Bullshit Jobs: A Theory (2018) is a provocative book by David Graeber. The latter dissects which jobs have become “work in the con” and why. Ready to take a step back?