Summery; Although technological advances are sometimes viewed with fear, specifically that technology will replace jobs, technology has created new types of work that were formerly not even imagined. As we have seen with the response to COVID-19 in terms of rapid technological innovation and adoption to facilitate working from home, technology can enable “global, flexible and independent work” and in particular, in the Global South.
However, the impact of technological changes may be uneven displacing some individuals while creating jobs for others. The future of work in the Global South is closely tied to technological innovation, but as these innovations evolve, attention must be paid to policies that protect workers and provide for education and training to help these workers develop the needed skills. The three areas discussed are based on research studies specific to the Global South, examining digital work and its impact in developing countries…..
Interview with; Jonathan Westover is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Nkafu Policy Institute, an Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership and department chair in the Woodbury School of Business, and Academic Director of the Center for Social Impact at Utah Valley University. He is also Managing Partner and Principal at Human Capital Innovations, LLC.
Interviewer’s Bio; Mohammad Reza Noruzi, EMBA, PhD Public Administration, Public Sector Policy Making Management, Faculty of Economics and Management,Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran’ Health Economics Expert, University of Medical Sciences, Iran. EXCEPTIONAL Young Researchers’ Club Member, Islamic Azad University, Iran’ Editor in Chief at; RaahbordNaame, Weekly Publication, Iran and Nasir NEWS, (registered Iranian’s NEWS Agancy), , Editor in Chief at; International Journal of Public Administration and Management