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Working Paper | December 15, 2020

The Learning System at IBM: A Case Study

WP10-2020

Fei Qin Associate Professor, School of Management, University of Bath; Faculty Affiliate, Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative at MIT
Thomas Kochan George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management Professor, Work and Organization Studies; Co-Director, Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research
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Working Paper | December 14, 2020

Understanding the Incumbent Worker’s Decision to Train: The Challenges Facing Less- Educated Workers

WP09-2020

Axelle Clochard Graduate Research Assistant, Workforce Learning, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (MIT J-WEL)
George Westerman Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management; Principal Research Scientist, Workforce Learning, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (MIT J-WEL)
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Working Paper | December 11, 2020

Avenues of Institutional Change: Technology and Urban Mobility in Southeast Michigan

WP08-2020

Russell Glynn MIT Technology & Policy Program, SM ‘21
Kevin X. Shen MIT Technology & Policy Program SM '21; MIT Transportation, SM ’21
Mario Goetz MIT Department of Urban Studies & Planning, MCP '20
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Working Paper | November 24, 2020

A Case Study of Integrating Technology and Work Systems at Kaiser Permanente’s Health Hubs

WP07-2020

Anubhav Arora Healthcare Design Strategist
Barbara Dyer Senior Lecturer, Work and Organization Studies, MIT Sloan
Thomas Kochan George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management Professor, Work and Organization Studies; Co-Director, Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research
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Working Paper | October 23, 2020

Participatory Design for Digital Transformation of Manufacturing Enterprises

WP06-2020

Anastasia K. Ostrowski PhD, Student Personal Robots Group, MIT Media Lab
Bastian Pokorni Head of Connected Manufacturing Systems, Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO
Simon Schumacher Researcher & Project Lead Future Work Lab, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA
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Working Paper | May 20, 2020

Robots, Automation, and Employment: Where We Are

WP05-2020

Lukas Wolters PhD Candidate, Political Science

How to think about automation and potential job loss, where predictions of rising automation & job replacement come from, and offering paths for future research.

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Working Paper | April 15, 2020

Training the Workforce of the Future: Insights from Work-Based Higher Education Programs in Germany and the United States

WP04-2020

Inez von Weitershausen Research Associate, Good Companies, Good Jobs

Industrialized economies share concerns about a growing mismatch between employers’ needs and workers’ skills, and how to prepare the 'workforce of the future'.

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Working Paper | April 7, 2020

Redeployment or Robocalypse? Workers and Automation in Ohio Manufacturing SMEs

WP03-2020

Anna Waldman-Brown PhD Candidate, Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Explore how small factory owners conceptualize automation by complementing existing technologies to understand the likelihood of an impending robocalypse.

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Working Paper | April 1, 2020

Job Skills Requirements: Levels and Trends

WP02-2020

Michael J. Handel Research Analyst, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

Job skill requirements examined to understand historical trends & current levels, and provide a frame of reference for predicting future job skill requirements.

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Working Paper | January 8, 2020

Independence of Technology and Work Systems

WP01-2020

Thomas Kochan George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management Professor, Work and Organization Studies; Co-Director, Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research
John Van Reenen Ronald Coase Chair in Economics and School Professor, London School of Economics; Digital Fellow, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy
Susan Helper Professor, Case Western Reserve University
Alex Kowalski PhD Candidate, MIT Sloan School of Management

A summary of prior evidence on the interrelationships between technology and work systems, related management practices and their effects on economic performance.

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