Knowledge work

Wrong-headed Western perceptions meet Asian realities

“Vietnam? Isn’t that where they grow rice and make all those rucksacks and bags for Western brands?” This is what a neighbour (let’s call him ‘Bob’) said to me recently. He had just heard that I’d been to Vietnam in connection with my work. In one very narrow sense he

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Will generative AI lead to a degenerative workforce?

In the final year of our research programme, we’ve witnessed what’s widely believed to be a step-change in digital innovation, resulting from advances in generative AI. In some ways it’s a light bulb moment! The first street lighting in Paris for the 1878 Exposition Universelle, or in 1880 the first

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