The adaption advantage : let go, learn fast, and thrive in the future of work / by Heather E. McGowan and Chris Shipley
By: McGowan, Heather E.
Contributor(s): Shipley, Chris.Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2020Description: 277 p. ; electronic resource.ISBN: 9781119653097.Subject(s): Careers | Leadership | Change management | Artificial intelligenceOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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ADAPTING AT THE SPEED OF CHANGE: The world is fast: technology is changing everything and planting opportunity everywhere -- The only thing moving faster than technology are cultural and social norms -- You're already adapting and not even noticing -- Getting comfortable with the adaption: the slowest rate of change is happening now. LETTING GO AND LEARNING FAST TO THRIVE: What do you do for a living? The question that traps us in the past -- Finding courage to let go of occupational identity -- Learning fast - why an agile learning mindset is essential -- Rise of the humans: developing your creativity, empathy, and other uniquely human capabilities. LEADING PEOPLE AND ORGANISATIONS IN THE EVOLUTION OF WORK: Leading in continuous change: modelling vulnerability, learning from failure, and providing the psychological safety that builds trusting teams -- The adaptive organization: creating the capacity to change at the speed of technology, market and social evolution -- Capability is king - looking beyond the resume to design your adaptive team -- Getting ready to seize your adaption advantage.
Discusses how individuals and organisations might navigate the complex and ambiguous world of work now and into the future. Explains the profound changes both the Covid-19 pandemic and artificial intelligence are having on the workplace, posits solutions, and offers new ways to think about careers and our purpose. Offers leaders a framework with which to lead an adaptive and effective team.