When Zero Is Everything
For decades, the business world has embraced worker empowerment. But recently a countermovement—workforce optimization—has been on the rise. It treats labor as a commodity and seeks to cut it to a minimum by using automation and artificial intelligence, tightly controlling how people do their jobs, and replacing employees with contractors. This approach is especially prevalent in the tech sector and the gig economy. And it is cause for deep concern.
💬 Peter Cappelli
I can only agree.
(Sometimes posts get messed up as I archive them here and then later I spot that and clean it up. This is one such post.)