These are the top Talent Economy stories from the week of November 27-December 1, 2017:
The State of the MBA: Fewer employers are helping workers earn an MBA. Meanwhile, programs are adapting to an increasingly global business environment as well as student demand for shorter, more focused degree programs, writes Associate Editor Lauren Dixon.
3 Leadership Behaviors to Help Companies Bridge the ‘Innovation Gulf’: Companies’ ability to innovate often comes down not just to having an organization comprised of lots of raw talent but the way leaders behave, writes Talent Economy Contributor Michael T. Mitchell.
Talent10x: Are Company Holiday Parties Obligatory?: Also, Workforce’s Rick Bell joins Frank Kalman to discuss efforts to get recovering drug addicts back into the workforce as well as the importance of parental leave for male millennial workers. Listen here or subscribe to Talent10x on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or Tunein.
Is Your Organization Digitally Sustainable?: Organizations need to create a self-sustaining culture and infrastructure to continuously adapt and thrive in the digital economy, writes Talent Economy Influencer Melissa Swift.
Finally, here are the top stories we’re reading for Friday, December 1, 2017:
More CEOs are using meditation to calm their busy minds, according to The Wall Street Journal.
We all know artificial intelligence, or AI, is poised to transform the economy. By how much and how soon is another question, writes The New York Times.
Speaking of robots, they could replace as much as one-third of the workforce by 2030, according to The Washington Post.
Here’s what J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. thinks business leaders should be reading, listening to and visiting in 2018, via Business Insider.
- 5 Forces Shaping the Future of HR
- Why ‘Leaders Eat Last’
- The Reskilling Revolution versus the ‘clay layer’
- When the leader can’t return to the office
- Combatting a campus (and workplace) mental health epidemic
- Psychological safety leads to better managers and teams at this major enterprise
- The skills gap: technology first