Future of Work

Schuyler, Matt
September 2008
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Sep2008, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p10
The article discusses the trends that affect the workplace. Companies are experiencing more employee retirements from the baby boom generation. If these employees are not replaced, more work will be offshored or companies will be forced to bring back retired employees on a part-time basis. The workplace is also affected by the rate and reach of technological trends. It notes that wireless access will become an expected amenity in the future.


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