Shaping the Future of Work (15.662x)

Protesters rally holding signs that read "save Market Basket" and "I won't shop here."

On August 5, 2014 thousands rallied outside of the Tewksbury Market Basket location, demanding that the board reinstate Arthur T. Demoulas as CEO. (Courtesy of Tim Carter on Flickr. License: CC BY-NC.)


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The goal of this course is to explore and develop plans of action for improving the job and career opportunities for today and tomorrow's workforce. If we take the right actions we can shape the future of work in ways that meet the needs of workers, families, and their economies and societies. To do so we first have to understand how the world of work is changing, how firms can compete and prosper and support good jobs and careers, and how to update the policies and practices governing the world of work.

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Thomas Kochan. RES.15-003 Shaping the Future of Work (15.662x). Spring 2016. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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