Theme 7. The Future of Work

The Future of Work: Skillsets, Outsourcing, and Cross-border Collaborations

Within the theme 'The Future of Work: Skillsets, Outsourcing, and Cross-border Collaborations', researchers might emphasise these sub-themes:

  • Digital Literacy and Up-skilling: Preparing workforces for technological advancements.
  • Remote Work Models: Analysing productivity, management, and organizational culture shifts.
  • Global Talent Acquisition: Strategies and challenges in hiring from a worldwide pool.
  • Gig Economy and Freelancing: Impacts on traditional employment structures.
  • AI, Automation, and Job Displacement: Balancing efficiency with employment concerns.
  • Cultural Competence in Collaborations: Navigating diverse work ethics and communication styles.
  • Ethical Implications of Outsourcing: Evaluating social responsibility in offshoring practices.

These sub-themes delve into the evolving landscape of global employment, exploring both opportunities and challenges businesses face.

The 10 Themes

1. The Digital Revolution: How Technology is Shaping Global Interactions. 
2. Global Trade and Economics: The Changing Landscape of International Commerce. 
3. Cultural Exchange in a Globalised World: Impacts and Implications. 
4. Migration Patterns: Opportunities, Challenges and the Human Story. 
5. Environmental Challenges: Globalisation and the Quest for Sustainable Solutions. 
6. Global Governance and Policy: Seeking Unity Amidst Diversity. 
7. The Future of Work: Skillsets, Outsourcing and Cross-border Collaborations. 
8. Ethics and Globalisation: Navigating the Moral Dimensions of International Integration. 
9. Global Health and Pandemics: A Unified Response to Global Threats. 
10. Education in a Globalised Era: Preparing the Next Generation for a Boundary-less World.