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Disruption in the Workplace of the Future and How You Can Anticipate It

ESCP Europe hosted a panel discussion on 'The Future of Work'. Moderator Dr Terence Tse, from ESCP Europe, was joined by guests speakers Laurence Hollobon, Europe HR Lead at BEL Group and ESCP Europe Alumna; Luke Fisher, CEO and Founder of Mo; and Séverine Trouillet, Global Affairs Director, EURONORTH at Dassault Systèmes.

20/05/2019 - source: ESCP Europe


Many worry that the growth of digital transformation and AI will lead to machines and robots replacing human workers and see this advancement in technology as a threat, rather than as an opportunity to better ourselves.

PWC reports on AI shows that 67% of executives surveyed say the technology will help humans and machines work together, and to be stronger using both artificial and human intelligence.

Many industries, such as healthcare, automotive, financial services, transportation and logistics, technology, media and communications, retail and consumer, energy, and manufacturing, will set practical AI to work. Its potential will allow the freeing up of time, a boost to quality, and increase personalisation. 

It is in response to this that ESCP Europe's London Campus hosted a panel discussion on 9th May on ‘The Future of Work’. Moderator Dr Terence TseESCP Europe Professor and Academic Director of the newly launched Master in Digital Transformation Management and Leadership was joined by guests speakers Laurence Hollobon, Europe HR Lead at BEL Groupand ESCP Europe Alumna; Luke Fisher, CEO and Founder of Mo; and Séverine Trouillet, Global Affairs Director, EURONORTH at Dassault Systèmes

With the arrival of emerging technologies, the world of employment will never be the same again. Today's employers are challenged to recruit and retain a workforce that can enable the nature of this transformation. How can companies adapt to offer what workers want?

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