ABOUT BUSINESS TODAY
Business Today is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded by Steve Forbes in 1968. For the past 50 years, our goal has been to bridge the gap between influential business leaders, from all industries, and top undergraduate students from across the world. BT creates a dynamic forum in which students from all backgrounds can be educated and inspired.
the 2018 Ic theme: The FUture of WorK
The future of work is one of the hottest topics in business; publications ranging from McKinsey & Company’s New World of Work podcast to the World Bank’s 2019 Development Report have outlined the relevant questions facing the next generation of industry professionals, including:
- Substantial developments in technology that mark a shift from mechanized assistance to automated replacement
- The changing structure of the workforce, the rise of independent and fissured work, an increase in outsourcing and enhanced globalization, and the growing gig economy
- Stagnation of incomes in economies worldwide and increasing income inequality