What is an Information Worker? When Peter Drucker originally articulated the idea of a “knowledge worker” in 1959, he was proposing a classification with the primary goal of describing the work of people who applied knowledge directly and in a unique way, to the tasks assigned to them. One important differentiator of the knowledge worker was that he or she owned their means … [Read more...] about What is an Information Worker?
The Permanent Temporary Workforce
The Permanent Temporary Workforce I loved the January 18. 2010 BusinessWeek cover emblazoned with: The Permanent Temporary Workforce. Inside, I didn’t love it so much, because workers went from permanently temporary, to disposable. Workers aren't disposable. I believe the new workforce is empowered, entrepreneurial and game-changing. The recession has created an impetus for … [Read more...] about The Permanent Temporary Workforce