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N118 - Apr 21

The futures of work

The digital revolution, robotics and artificial intelligence are changing the way we work. The crisis facing the world of work is just the prelude to the major changes that are yet to come.

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Il·lustració © Maria Corte
The futures of workA new social contract

The digital revolution, robotics and artificial intelligence are changing the way we work. The crisis facing the world of work is just the prelude to the major...

Il·lustració © Maria Corte
The futures of workRedefining work, the workforce and the workplace

“The old world is dying and the new world struggles to be born. Now is the time of monsters.” These are the words of the philosopher Antonio Gramsci referring...

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The futures of workThe Seven Trends That Will Make the Future of Work

The pandemic has revealed and accelerated a lot of changes in the way we live and work. It’s become clear that the home is a place of production, that more and more...

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The futures of workThe insides of the digital economy: between new Taylorism and social discipline

Digital Taylorism changes the production processes (with data as raw material) and the forms of labour exploitation driven by digital capitalism. But we must...

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The futures of workWhen robots didn’t take our jobs

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated automation and digitalisation. How does that affect workers, what new roles and demands does it bring forth, and what is the...

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The futures of workWorking in the post-COVID metropolis

The pandemic has hastened the uptake of remote work and reflections have burgeoned on the changes it is bringing and how it is transforming the city. Many...

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The futures of workThe ecology of work: a new labour paradigm

Labour law should pave the way for work to be directed towards the production of wealth that supports human needs and desires. And in this search for meaning...

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The futures of workEffects of the transformation of work

At a time of shortage of work, an individualistic approach that focuses the management of what is public on private interests leads us to compete for existing...

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The futures of workHybrid, flexible and spread out: the space of the future

Workspaces are rapidly changing on account of the pandemic. There is no doubt that coronavirus has been an agent of change that has generated a new social and...

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