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Editor’s note: How far have we come since the introduction of scientific approaches to management asks Barry Schwarz. Does this piece resonate with performance management thinking? It feels like it does – are we making work efficient at the expense of purpose and personal fulfillment?

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Editor’s note: Society ‘is increasingly being divided between people who have money but no time and people who have time but no money. The on-demand economy provides a way for these two groups to trade with each other.’ This line sums up the article, which explores how the on-demand economy will impact all of us – whether we work in it it now or not.

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Editor’s note: Write up of a panel debate at last month’s SXSW V2V entitled the “Future of Work: Evolve or go Extinct”. Like this line: ‘The winners are those who can learn fast, have a strong network and the best online reputation.’

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Editor’s note: A report on an organisational agility masterclass at the Future of Work Lab in London. The focus is on a talk by Lynda Gratton on the need for agility and how to become agile by learning to experiment and harnessing the crowd.

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Editor’s note: In this post, Jane Hart, founder of the Social Learning Centre, maps out what a learning community manager does, and could do, and why organisations should be looking to evolve the more traditional role of the training manager.