Professor Emeritus & Sr. Research Scientist
University of Southern California
Recognized worldwide as a leading evidence-based visionary on the future of work and organization, John Boudreau, Ph.D., is well-known for his breakthrough research on the bridge between work, superior human capital, leadership and sustainable competitive advantage. He is much sought after by organizations, businesses, and academia for his insight and innovation in the fields of the Future of Work and Organizations, Human Resources, Human Capital Management, and Executive Development. Dr. Boudreau is Professor Emeritus of Management and Organization and a Senior Research Scientist with the Center for Effective Organizations, at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. His large-scale research studies and focused field research addresses the future of work and the global HR profession, work automation, HR measurement and analytics, decision-based HR, executive mobility, HR information systems and organizational staffing and development.
Wednesday, October 12
US/Eastern from 11 :00 AM to 11 :40 AM ( 40 mins )
[Welcome and Opening Keynote] Reinventing Jobs to Optimize Work Automation
AI will significantly disrupt and potentially empower the global workforce. It won’t happen all at once or in every job, but it will happen, and leaders will need an automation strategy that realizes its benefits, avoids needless costs, and rests on a more nuanced understanding of work. Leaders need a clear-eyed way to think about how these technologies will specifically affect their organizations. The right question isn’t which jobs are going to be replaced, but rather, what work will be redefined, and how?