CHAIRPERSON , DISTIGUISHED DELEGATES , LADIES AND GENTLEMEN.  THE DG’S REPORT TALKED ABOUT THE FUTURE OF WORK AND THE FOUR GLOBAL MEGA-TRENDS -TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES, CLIMATE CHANGE, CHANGING DEMOGRAPHICS AND GLOBALIZATION –AND THE PROFOUND CHANGE, AND EVEN REVOLUTION, THEY BROUGHT ABOUT ON THE WAY WORK IS DONE AND BUSINESSES ARE ORGANIZED BUT ALSO THE WAY EMPLOYERS AND WORKERS INTERACT AT THE WORKPLACE. THESE TRENDS ARE NOT NEW; THEY HAVE BEEN A PART OF HUMAN HISTORY SINCE THE START OF HISTORY ITSELF. HOWEVER, THE FACT THAT THESE TRENDS ARE TAKING PLACE SIMULTANEOUSLY AT AN OVERWHELMING PACE IS SOMETHING UNIQUE TO OUR GENERATION; AND IT IS IMPACTING OUR GOVERNANCE SYSTEMS AND INSTITUTIONS IN WAYS AND MAGNITUDES WE COULD NOT HAVE IMAGINED . Read more…