No More Jobs We Cannot Afford

Here is an article I first posted in 2010.  It questioned the relevance of continuing to manage ‘jobs’ as replaceable ‘parts’ of the production system and the role of HR as the function for managing the inventory of human ‘parts’. The ILO (International Labour Office) estimates in its latest Global Employment Trends report that up […]

Work is bad for you

In 2009 researchers at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research, José A. Tapia Granados and Ana Diez Roux, released findings on their studies on the relationship between health and the economic growth.  Focusing on the years between 1920 and 1940, they found that population health generally improved during the four years of the […]