This week: working less for more, and the future of work not as usual. Sandra Peter (Sydney Business Insights) and Kai Riemer (Digital Disruption Research Group) meet once a week to put their own spin on news that is impacting the future of business in The Future, This Week.
The stories this week
04:50 Experimenting with the 4-day work week
12:18 What’s missing from the future of work debate
Other stories we bring up
Nike’s decision to stop selling merchandise to Amazon
Condé Nast’s CEO still isn’t sure about the impact of Apple News Plus
Why the world is running out of sand
We’d better be ready to rethink the meaning of work, because things are changing fast
What if you had a four-day week?
Microsoft tried a 4-day workweek in Japan
The case for a 4-day workweek
When your boss is an algorithm (1)
When your boss is an algorithm (2)
Our previous conversations about the four hour work week and #996 culture
Our previous conversation on robolawyers
Our previous conversation on Uber drivers ‘secretly colluding’ to cause price surges
The Uber study by researchers Mareike Möhlmann and Ola Henfridsson, from Warwick Business School, and Lior Zalmanson
Our previous conversation on gig platforms’ claims over worker chat groups
Our discussion of Kickstarter and the automation paradox
Hospital software tells doctors of their ‘deficiencies’
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