- Tom Deaderick
Gartner Forecast Mirrors LIFEFLASH
My friend, Justin Meadows, recently read LIFEFLASH and we had a great discussion around one of the book's predictions, that middle management would be replaced by the combination of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and VR (Virtual Reality). Then he sent me an article from the IT consultant Gartner, which suggests this may begin as early as 2018.
“Managers in that position (managing 100 or more employees) cannot effectively coach and develop workers or have a strong-enough working relationships with them to provide good support at times of personal crisis, involving, for example, illness, family problems and ‘burn-out’.”