Discovery Path: The changing world of work


Technology, globalization and the ascent into the workplace of Millennials have brought glittering new opportunities – and fundamental new challenges – to leaders and managers around the world. Read up here, writes Christian Smythe

Feeling troubled by change? There’s a wealth of material out there to help managers and leaders turn the challenge of a changing workplace into an opportunity. Dialogue has teamed up with Blue Bottle Biz to devise this discovery path of learning – this selection of reading will help leaders navigate their way through the new business landscape by honing their skills and knowledge for present and future success.

Workplace Vagabonds: Career and Community in Changing Worlds of Work

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The organizational structures of the workplace are moving toward more temporary and flexible work. This introduction shows how this new model is transforming careers and communities.

Millennials & Management

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Millennials will be the largest generation in the workplace this year. This section examines the millennial mindset and helps other generations understand and work effectively with them.

The New Workforce Challenge

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This chapter focuses on the agile and virtual workforce and how companies are changing old organizational structures.

The Worldwide Workplace

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This key text looks at how the physical workplace has evolved, and what it will look like in the future. It examines what skills it will require and what kind of people we will need in order to grow and prosper.

Reimaging the Office

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Author Adryan Bell encourages the reader to re-invent longstanding workplace conventions. In this section, he challenges the desk-based mindset and presents the benefits of a landscaped work environment.