Career Coach: Striking a Balance
The future of work must consider the future of leisure
- Quality Progress
- May 2021
- Volume 54 Issue 5
- pp. 10-11
- Lindborg, Henry J.
- National Institute for Quality Improvement, Fond du Lac, WI
Fears of Industry 4.0’s potential for disruption, deskilling and displacement of jobs have diverted our attention from another historically important aspect of technological change: leisure. The future of work must consider the future of leisure and how digitally transformed workplaces will affect human beings’ need for meaningful life away from work, including remote work.