Random finds (2016, week 6) — On diversity, the future of work and asking questions

Hiring for diversity

Earlier this week I wrote down some random thoughts on polymaths, dabblers and everything in between, and the importance of understanding that the most exciting inventions and innovations occur at the intersection of disciplines. To make full use of these cross-discipline opportunities, hiring for diversity is increasingly important. But hiring alone isn’t enough. Far from it, says Aleah Warren, managing consultant at the strategy firm Paradigm (Why Diversity In Hiring Is Only One Part Of The Puzzle, FastCompany).

Esko Kilpi on the ‘architecture of work’

Also Esko Kilpi talks about the changing architecture of work: “The task today is to understand what social technologies, social complexity and networks really mean, as the next management paradigm is going to be based on these.”

The importance of asking the right questions

From Nilofer Merchant to another regular keynote speaker at the Global Peter Drucker Forum: John Hagel III, co-chairman for Deloitte’s Center for the Edge.

A bit more…

For those who have missed Peter Vander Auwera’s essays on the Essence of Work.

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