Insightful article worth reading from The Economist, Jan 18th, 2014:
Previous technological innovation has always delivered more long-run employment, not less. But things can change.
There is a sweet spot between fast-tracking and delaying. From the Jul 7th 2012 edition of The Economist:
By Thomas Goetz
The biology of business
Biologists have brought rigour to psychology, sociology and even economics. Now they are turning their attention to the softest science of all: management
Jeffrey Pfeffer’s book, “Power: Why Some People Have It — and Others Don’t” is supposed to be partly a “how-to” guide to rising to the top. My favorite tip: there is no point at which flattery becomes ineffective.
Why some people have power over companies and others don’t