‘Transdisciplinarity’: A Future Workforce Skill
Talent Management magazine, The Business of Talent Management
See the report produced by the Institute for the Future for the Apollo Research Institute called Future Work Skills 2020
IBM is mentioned as exemplar.
“Key to the transdisciplinary mindset is the “T-shaped person,” a concept popularized by Tim Brown, CEO of design firm IDEO. T-shaped individuals possess deep knowledge in a primary field (the upright part of the “T”), but cultivate a broad curiosity about areas of expertise outside that field (the crossbar of the “T”). Brown cites empathy, enthusiasm and a readiness to collaborate as hallmarks of the T-shaped person.”
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