The 4th Industrial Revolution is no longer future state or the monster under the bed, but our day-to-day reality. The associated impact on the workforce (both positive and negative) should not come as a surprise to L&D leaders, nor anyone in business. The World Economic Forum estimates that 1.4 million people will lose their jobs in the next 6 years due to technological change, with more than 70% of those losses happening because the job type will cease to exist.
As a business leader, what is your role in driving solutions? edX President and co-CEO Adam Medros lays out a case for corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a central concept and rallying point in workforce development. As we grapple with economic prosperity vs disparity, and safeguarding and preparing the future labor force, companies are uniquely positioned and equipped to assume a key role as changemakers. Read more on this new imperative for modern business leaders.