Changing Nature of Work and the Difficulty of Government Regulation

“Our basic assumptions about how work gets done are what’s changing. It’s less about having a fixed location and schedule and more about thoughtful and engaged activity.” This very thought provoking statement comes from an article by James H. Lee called Hard at Work in the Jobless Future and is found in the March-April of …

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Managing Nontraditional Workers: A Lesson From Drucker

From my edition of The Daily Drucker: 366 Days of Insight and Motivation for Getting the Right Things Done comes this lesson on managing nontraditional workers. With the increasing use of nontraditional workers, such as part-timers, temporaries, early retirees, freelancers, outsourced workers, and independent contractors the major challenge to management in today’s corporations is to make sure …

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