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Title: The 21st Century Workplace


1
The 21st Century Workplace
  • The 21st century has brought a new workplace, one
    in which
  • Organizations must adapt to rapidly changing
    society with constantly shifting demands and
    opportunities
  • Economy is global and driven by innovation and
    technology
  • High performing companies gain extraordinary
    results from people working for them. The best
    employers value people!
  • Our economy is knowledge based.
  • Success is forged in workplaces that are
    continually being reinvented to unlock the
    potential of human intelligence.

2
What are the challenges of working in the new
economy?
  • 1. ___________________
  • People what they know, what they learn, and what
    they do with it, are the ultimate foundations of
    the organization and how it performs

Intellectual Capital
Intellectual Capital
  • ___________ ________ is the collective brainpower
    or shared knowledge of a workforce

Knowledge Worker
  • A ________ _________ is someone whose mind is a
    critical asset to employers and who adds to the
    intellectual capital of an organization

3
What are the challenges of working in the new
economy?
  • 2. _______________
  • People and countries are increasingly
    interconnected through the news, travel, labour
    markets and in business dealings

Globalization
Globalization
  • _________________ is the worldwide
    interdependence of resources, markets, and
    business competition that characterize the new
    economy

4
What are the challenges of working in the new
economy?
  • 3. _______________
  • Continuing transformation of the modern workplace
    through
  • The Internet
  • Computers
  • Information technology
  • Automation
  • Increasing demand for knowledge workers with the
    skills to fully utilize technology
  • Computer literacy must be mastered and
    continually updated

Technology
5
What are the challenges of working in the new
economy?
Diversity
  • 4. ___________
  • ___________________describes differences in
    gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion,
    orientation, and able-bodiedness among workers
  • A diverse and multicultural workforce both
    challenges and offers opportunities to employers
  • By valuing diversity, organizations can tap a
    rich talent pool and help everyone work to their
    full potential

Workforce Diversity
6
What are the challenges of working in the new
economy?
  • 4. Diversity Continued
  • Businesses are improving in valuing diversity but
    inequalities still exist
  • A subtle form of discrimination is the
    ______________________, an invisible barrier or
    ceiling that prevents women and minorities from
    rising above a certain level of organizational
    responsibility

Glass Ceiling Effect
7
What are the challenges of working in the new
economy?
Ethics
  • 5. ___________
  • moral principles that determine good / right
    behaviour as opposed to bad / wrong behaviour
    of a person or group
  • Society requires businesses to operate according
    to high moral standards

8
What are the challenges of working in the new
economy?
  • 6. _____________
  • Wont all be full-time or with one large employer
    in the 21st century
  • More likely to involve changing jobs and
    employers over time
  • Skills must be portable and of current value
  • Skills are not gained once and then forgotten
    they must be carefully maintained and upgraded

Careers
9
Changing Nature of Organizations
  • Workplace changes that provide a context for
    studying management
  • _________________________ need to fully utilize
    the knowledge, experience and commitment of all
    members
  • ____________________________________ -
    traditional hierarchy structure are proving too
    slow, conservative and costly to thrive in
    todays economy
  • ____________________________ todays
    organizations are less vertical and more
    horizontal
  • _________________________ new opportunities
    appear with each new IT development and
    continually change the way organizations operate
    and how people work

Belief in Human Capital
Demise of Command and Control
Emphasis on Teamwork
Pre-Eminence of Technology
10
Changing Nature of Organizations
Embrace of Networking
  • _______________________ organizations are
    networked for intense real time communication and
    coordination both internally and externally
  • _____________________________ a new generation
    of workers brings less tolerance for hierarchy,
    more informality and more attention to
    performance as opposed to status and seniority
  • ____________________________ workers are
    forcing organizations to pay more attention to
    balance in the often conflicting demands of work
    and personal affairs
  • _________________ those companies that get
    products to the market first have an advantage,
    and in any organization work is expected to be
    both well done and timely

New Workforce Expectations
Concern for Work-Life Balance
Focus on Speed
11
Changing Nature of Organizations
  • Organizations that fail to listen to their
    customers and fail to deliver quality goods and
    services at reasonable prices will be left
    struggling in a highly competitive environment

12
Managers in the New Workforce
  • Organizations perform better when they treat
    their members better
  • _______________________ treat employees as costs
    to be reduced
  • High performing organizations treat people as
    valuable strategic assets
  • It is a managers role to ensure that their
    employees are treated as strategic assets

Toxic Workplaces
13
Changing Nature of Managerial Work
  • The work managers perform is less directive and
    more supportive than in the past and can often be
    found working alongside those they supervise
  • High performing managers
  • Build working relationships with others
  • Help others develop their skills and performance
    competencies
  • Foster teamwork
  • Create a work environment that is
    performance-driven and provides satisfaction for
    workers

14
Changing Nature of Managerial Work
  • The organization can be viewed as an
    ________________________ where
  • Each individual is a value-added worker
  • A managers job is to support workers efforts
  • The best managers are known for helping and
    supporting

Upside-Down Pyramid
15
The Organization An Upside-Down Pyramid
16
The Four Functions of Management
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