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Innovation 2019 - Background Readings

Homer, “Hephaestus, Wizard of Technology,” The Illiad. Available at

Section I: The Workscape of the Future
Jeff Schwartz, John Hagel, Maggie Wooll and Kelly Monahan, “Reframing the Future of Work,” MITSloan Review. February 20, 2019. Available at

Matthew Castle, “Burnout,” TheBMJOpinion, December 28, 2017. Available at

Section II: Employee Cost, Value and Meaning
Joseph B. Fuller, Judith K. Wallenstein, Manjari Raman, Alice de Chalendar, “Your Workforce is More Adaptable Than You Think,” Harvard Business Review, May-June 2019 Issue. Available at

Sebastian Buck, “You have the power to stop your company from doing bad things,” Fast Company, January 2, 2019. Available at

Thomas Malone, “Chapter 13: How Can We Work Together in New Ways?,” Superminds, 2018. (Excerpt)

Section III: Refining Strategies for the New Workscape
Insights Team, “AI Anxiety: An Ethical Challenge for Business,” Forbes Insights, March 27, 2019. Available at

Patrick Tucker, “The US Military Is Creating the Future of Employee Monitoring,”, March 26, 2019. Available at