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Innovation Resource Center for Human Resources (IRC4HR) is proud to announce its corporate membership in the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), a visionary, internationally recognized group of thought leaders and researchers examining the impact of digital technologies on business, the economy, and society.

“There will be new jobs, new tasks, and new skills required in order to achieve the next levels of economic activity in an IOT world.” – John Hack, VP of User Experience and Design, SAP How the Internet of things is changing work

In July 2015, the Department of Labor proposed new rules for establishing exemptions from the FLSA, with a 60-day period for comments, and an expected implementation date in January 2016. Recent updates suggest the final rules are unlikely to be issued until late 2016, which could have some significant implications…

The way people work is changing fast. Dramatic shifts in communications, technology, and the nature of work are enabling new models of economic activity that exist outside the boundaries of traditional organizations and employment relationships. Being your own boss can be empowering; but are people giving up wages and protection…

According to the 2015 Workforce Purpose Index, launched this year by Imperative, workers with a purpose-orientation are the most valuable and highest potential segment of the workforce regardless of industry or role. On every measure, purpose-oriented workers have better outcomes than their peers: 20% longer expected tenure, 50% more likely to be in leadership positions, 47%…

The Changing World of Work How do changes in the nature of organizations, work, and the workforce impact the nature of effective management programs and practices? Technology that links resources together across organizational and geographic boundaries and that automates and augments the work of human beings; a global marketplace of…

General information about your grant proposal such as names, titles, and contact information for all researchers, title of project, organization(s), etc. in a Microsoft Word document or PDF Project abstract Purpose of the proposed study Describe how the proposed study would make a value-added contribution to the HR academic research…

With the goal of “advancing the HR profession forward, faster,” CHREATE is the collaborative effort of a group of CHROs from leading organizations, along with a small group of academics and other thought leaders, focused on defining – and working to enable – the future of HR.

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