2023 Labor Day Update: Labor Market and Organizational Trends and Challenges

September 5, 2023

Commemorating Labor Day 2023, I take a look at some key trends and challenges that have emerged over the past 30 years, including:

  • How technology and work design choices have allowed leaders to shift risk from the company to individual workers.
  • Why this has created great strain and weakened employee commitment, productivity, and willingness to continue working for the company at full capacity.
  • How leaders need to rethink the subtext of the choices they make, not just the dollar amounts associated with different work design options.

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