Re-imagining work green paper: Work 4.0

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Germany. Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs


This document is intended to initiate broad debate about the impact of digitalisation on the shape of work, products and business models. In envisaging Work 4.0, the report includes not only the aspects of new technological developments associated with Industry 4.0 but the cultural shift in the preferences for the way in which work is organised. The aim is to encourage stakeholders to develop a new social compromise which benefits both employers and employees. The document begins by describing significant overarching trends and scenarios affecting working society. It then sets out what...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Employment; Outcomes; Skills and knowledge; Equity; Governance

Keywords: Future; Trend; Employers; Employees; Technological change; Workplace change; Employment creation; Skill obsolescence; Skill needs; Social inclusion; Employment security; Regulation

Geographic subjects: Germany; Europe

Published: Berlin, Germany: Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, 2015

Physical description: 87 p.

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Also called: Working 4.0: re-imagining work: green paper

Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs = Bundesministerium fur Arbeit und Soziales (BMAS)

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 124.1057

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