Top Skill for Fourth Industrial Revolution
How are you preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution of AI, Robotics, Digitization, Automation and more?
What we see Changing are organizations’ increasing awareness and buy-in on the need for Change Leadership and Management as core skills in today’s disruptive business environment.
The World Economic Forum predicts that by 2020 over one-third of skills (35%) that are considered important to today’s workforce will have changed.
According to the World Economic Forum, the top ten skills that will be required to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution include skills pertinent to Change Leadership such as Emotional Intelligence, People Management and more. You can find the full list of the Top 10 Skills here.
Change Management as top requirement for the Future of Work
What’s more, in The Future Jobs report, over two-thirds of respondents (CHROs, and Senior Talent and Strategy Executives) believed that “future workforce planning and change management features as a reasonably high or very high priority on the agenda of their company’s or organization’s senior leadership.“
As we experience these technology disruptions, People and Human-Centred approaches will be at the heart of these changes. Invariably, change management and change leadership skills will be increasingly seen as necessary to drive adoption in today’s disruptive business environment.
Here are some pieces worth checking out:
Driving Change In The Era Of Robotics And Workforce Automation
Is your Artificial Intelligence project doomed to fail? Avoiding pitfalls and adopting best practice in AI projects
World Economic Forum – The Future of Jobs
Leading through the Fourth Industrial Revolution – Putting People at the Centre
Yvonne is a Change Strategist, Catalyst and Advocate who is passionate about working with professionals and organisations to help them successfully lead and transition through change. You can learn more about Yvonne at: www.yvonnerukeakpoveta.com and connect with her on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.