Dr. John Boudreau is a luminary in the future of work academic community. He has published more than 50 books and articles. His scholarly research is published in Management Science, Academy of Management Executives, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Personnel Psychology. Features on his work have appeared in Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Fast Company and Business Week, among others. 

Dr. Boudreau helped  establish and then directed the Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS), at Cornell University, where he was a professor for over 20 years, before his current position as Research Director for the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California.

Thanks to friend of the podcast David Creelman for the intro to Dr. Boudreau!

Listen and learn…

  1. How Dr. Boudreau got his start as an academic in HRTech
  2. What inspired Dr. Boudreau to make work life better for employees everywhere
  3. How Dr. Boudreau defines work (the most enlightened definition we've heard)
  4. How to build high-functioning teams
  5. Why diverse teams don't perform better
  6. How alternative work and workers are redefining the labor force
  7. Why jobs don't equal work and degrees don't equal jobs
  8. What does it mean to be human when your colleague is a bot
  9. Why ATM machines led to more human bank tellers being hired
  10. About the rise of internal talent marketplaces
  11. Which skills AI will never automate

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