The Creative Class: “just another management fad”? October 10, 2006Posted by Tom in Workforce.
Brewed Fresh Daily poses the question and has started an interesting dialogue on the issue.
The notion of civic leaders looking at Creative Class concepts as a glorified flavor of the month is so sad. We’re at a unique juncture as a country, with Baby Boomer retirements right around the corner. If we collectively awaken to the looming skills gap brought about by those retirements, we can either reengineer our economies to mitigate against negative effects or begin training our emerging workforce to fill the anticipated (already present?) gaps. If we don’t…