Robert Reich on Workforce Planning in a Global Economy
Professor, Public Policy
University of California - Berkeley
Faced with economic uncertainty and increased competition across the globe, organizations are finding it increasingly difficult to create strategic workforce plans. In this Executive Interview, Robert Reich, Author, Former Secretary of Labor and Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy the University of California at Berkeley, discusses the various social and economic forces at play and how they are affecting the global market for talent.
Key insights include:
How a globalized economy where “everything is coming from everywhere” affects our ability to plan
The crucial role of human capital in driving economic growth in China and India
Why short-term incentives may be discouraging employers from making long-term investments in their people