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Punching the Clock: Adapting to the New Future of Work

Joe Ungemah


Punching the Clock takes the best of psychological science to explore whether humans will effectively adapt to the gig economy and the Future of Work. Although the world of work is changing at unprecedented speed, the drives and needs of workers have not. Technology in the form of artificial intelligence and robotic process automation continues to transform jobs, taking away routine tasks from workers, both cognitive and physical alike. Work is broken down into smaller and smaller packets that can be seamlessly reintegrated into broader work products. Workers no longer need to be full-time emp ... More

Keywords: gig economy, Future of Work, IO psychology, industrial psychology, organizational psychology, work psychology, occupational psychology, talent management

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780190061241
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190061241.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joe Ungemah, author
Principal, Ernst & Young LLP

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