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Emerging Technologies and Trends

Managing Technology and Middle- and Low-skilled Employees

ISBN: 978-1-78973-078-4, eISBN: 978-1-78973-077-7

Publication date: 23 July 2019


There are many implications for middle-skill and low-skill workers as emerging technologies and trends continue to evolve related to using technology in the workplace. Managers and HRD professionals are tasked with ensuring that employees can meet organizational goals and objectives that are in sync with the emerging needs of a contemporary workforce. As the twenty-first century continues to evolve, managers and HRD professionals must remain current in strategies and practices that are effective in managing people. This chapter provides insight and suggestions to researchers on the current trends in the field that could benefit from further research.


Hughes, C., Robert, L., Frady, K. and Arroyos, A. (2019), "Emerging Technologies and Trends", Managing Technology and Middle- and Low-skilled Employees (The Changing Context of Managing People), Emerald Publishing Limited, Leeds, pp. 103-109.



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