Partnering to Meet the Needs of a Changing Workplace

  • LuAnn Hiniker
  • Robert A. Putnam

Knowing how our profession is evolving can help us position ourselves for the future. Some of the trends we describe are already emerging; others can be foretold from current and emerging events. All are supported by data and demographics gleaned from many sources, both academic and industrial. Two major forces—global competition and rapid technological advances—have profoundly changed, and will continue to change, the nature and content of work in the workplace of the future.


Work Organization Total Quality Management United States Bureau National Alliance Quality Award 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • LuAnn Hiniker
    • 1
  • Robert A. Putnam
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Minnesota Extension ServiceRochesterUnited States of America
  2. 2.Department of Workforce Education and DevelopmentSouthern Illinois UniversityCarbondaleUnited States of America

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