When most people think of the Gig Economy, they think of the employee. The stereotype of someone driving an UBER around to make ends meet still permeates. And for good reason. The Gig Economy has forever changed our economy and has given the employee more options when it comes to making money and deciding when he or she wants to work.
However, the Gig Economy also effects management styles and that’s what I want to talk about here. It’s becoming a way to conduct your business hirings, and not just a way to adapt to the current gig economy climate. The hierarchy of companies is starting to embrace the noncommittal nature of the gig economy, just as the common man has. And I’m not just talking about UBER and recent startups.
So give me an example you say? Papa John’s is the perfect example of a company’s management team adapting to the times. Papa John’s has found that studies show that more people order pizza’s when it is raining out. But you can’t just hire more permanent delivery continue reading →