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CONVENTION NEX T GENERATION SPEAKER The Shift: A Force of Change in the New World of Work A BY SETH MATTISON t FutureSight Labs we spend a lot of time thinking about the future of work and relationships. The people stuff that keeps leaders awake at night. One of the ways we keep a close pulse on these fronts is by talking to those in the trenches. Each year we conduct 250+ one on one interviews with leaders from various verticals and industries to get their take on the biggest shifts impacting the world of work. For the past few years, technology has dominated the conversation. Whether it's big data, the cloud, the Internet of things, robots, automation, video, collaboration platforms, supply chain analytics, etc., each interview tends to lead us down the path of how technology is driving transformational change in organizations. What's interesting though is that despite the fact that every day we're exposed to more information talking about our networked world of work, what's often not talked about in the media and rarely brought up in Convention Speaker 44 MHEDA | themhedajournal.org interviews is the fact that the structures and more importantly the culture of the hierarchy still exist in our organizations today. And the truth is, these two worlds, "the hierarchy" and what I'll call "the network", are at a battle with each other and most of us are completely unaware of it. We're living in a half changed world. The modern workplace, as progressive as it thinks it is, still holds tight to a laundry list of unwritten rules of the hierarchy; rules around communication and etiquette, policies and procedures, and of course paying your dues. Think about some of the unwritten rules you learned early on in your own career. Whether it was rules around respecting the chain of command or never questioning authority, knowing where to park and which elevators were reserved for the "higher-ups", a whole generation of leaders came of age in their careers learning to navigate the most important rules of the hierarchy. One of the most well-known and universally understood unwritten rules: Don't go above your boss's head! However, as the workforce of the future continues to flood organizations ranks, it's becoming clear they do not see the world through the same lens. In fact, they're unaware of most of the unwritten rules that are so innately understood by more experienced generations. In some cases they're unaware of the hierarchy all together! It's almost as if they've grown up in a different world and the truth is, they have. http://www.themhedajournal.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The MHEDA Journal - Second Quarter, 2015

President’s Perspective
From the Desk of Liz Richards
Editor’s Note
MHEDA University Calendar
Ask Your Board
MHEDA MEMBER PROFILE Cisco-Eagle, Inc. BY STEVE GUGLIELMO
@ WORK Sarah Fiola, Tri Lite, Inc.
INDUSTRY PULSE Second Quarter Projections
GROWTH AS STRATEGY How to strategically plan and execute a growth strategy BY JERRY WEIDMANN
THE BENEFITS AND HAZARDS OF WORKING IN A FAMILY BUSINESS Having it both ways – a successful business and a happy family. BY BUDDY SMITH
Exhibitors’ List and Floor Plan
Exhibitor Summaries
ROCK STARS CREATE UNIQUE EXPERIENCES Enhancing your value proposition BY JIM KNIGHT
WHAT DOES A WINNING SALES STRATEGY LOOK LIKE IN 2015? BY RYAN ESTIS
THE SHIFT: A FORCE OF CHANGE IN THE NEW WORLD OF WORK BY SETH MATTISON
THE SEARCH ENGINE AND SOCIAL MEDIA RELATIONSHIP BY BRIAN BLUFF
New Members
Spotlight on Association News
Index of Advertisers by Product Category

The MHEDA Journal - Second Quarter, 2015

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