TWO THIRDS OF HIGH-SKILLED ROLES TO GO TO WOMEN BY 2016 - LYNDA GRATTON APPEARS IN HOBONICHI
As part of the Japanese launch of Lynda Gratton’s new book The Key, Hobonichi featured a week-long series of articles around Lynda’s forthcoming research theme. The series, entitled New Values for a Hundred Year Life started on September 6th with an interview by leading Japanese journalist Shigesato Itoi. Japanese readers can find the articles on the Hobonichi website.
You can order copies of The Key: How Corporations Succeed by Solving the World’s Toughest Problems through Amazon.
UNDERSTANDING THE HUNDRED-YEAR LIFE:
DAVID AND KAYLA
We’ve been talking about the implications of longevity for some time in our newsletters, but what does that really mean for most of us? To give you an idea, we’ve put together a description of two workers, one from today and one from the future and how the prospect of longer workings lives affect them.
David was born in the UK in 1954 and recently celebrated his 60th birthday. When David was growing up, the life expectancy for men in his region was around 70 years and David expected to leave university for a secure job that would allow him to support himself and a family, and to retire before the age of 60. More