The unprecedented scale and pace of change in the economy and world of work presents an urgent and critical need to ensure the ways we work, our workforce and workplace cultures are fit for today and drive performance and growth for the future. The purpose of this CIPD report is to highlight some of the key trends that have been shaping our economies and the world of work in order to prompt a debate among practitioners, academics and policy-makers on the implications of change and what the HR profession can do to adapt to change and help shape the future.
In this report, the CIPD groups their analysis of the trends under three broad themes: the changing nature of work; the diverse and changing nature of the workforce; and the changing nature of organisations and the workplace context and environment.
What are your thoughts on the megatrends identified by the CIPD in this report? Can you think of any additional trends that may shape work and working lives in the future? Tell us your views using the comments section below.
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