- Changing World of Work:
Digitalization, globalization, and demographic change
We examine changes in working conditions, forms of employment, and employment opportunities that are induced by fundamental processes of change, such as digitalization, globalization and demographic change. This area focuses on the implications of these transformations for occupational skill profiles. It explores effective human resource management tools enabling employers to recruit, retain, organize and motivate their workforce amidst the changing world of work.
- Workers of the Future:
People in the changing world of work
We investigate how people fare in the changing world of work. The area studies how workers adapt to structural transformations, and how they acquire the skills and abilities that will be essential in the future. It also considers personal values that might make workers more discerning about their jobs and their employers, such as the pursuit of work-life balance. This area explores ways to secure a skilled workforce for the future.