Work Futures Weekly | Invisible and Unspoken

| The Problem With Automation | Diversity Training Doesn't Work | Decision Making Mess | A Crisis of Unknowing |


The problem with automation | Steve LeVine reports on several papers from economists Daron Acemoglu and Pascual Restrepo that disrupt the smug assumption that AI and robots will create more jobs than they destroy


Does Diversity Training Work the Way It’s Supposed To? | Adam Grant and colleagues looked into that, and found that no, it doesn’t.


Untangling your organization’s decision making | McKinsey looked into about decision making in organizations: 72% of senior execs said they thought bad strategic decisions were about as frequent as good, or were the prevailing norm.


A Year of Not Knowing | Jane Watson hasn’t been writing much (our loss), due to what she calls a ‘crisis of unknowing’. However, she’s been reading and offers a review of Art Kleiner's 'The Age of Heretics'

Quote of the Week

We order our lives with barely held stories. As if we have been lost in a confusing landscape, gathering what was invisible and unspoken.

| Michael Ondaatje, Warlight


On Emergent Leadership | Stowe Boyd | What are senior executives afraid of? Loosening the reins.

Instacart’s Broken Flywheel | Stowe Boyd | A two-sided marketplace turns out to be multi-sided, and that makes a big difference.