Megaproject: Better together

Better Together

The megaproject Better Together is focused on the labour market in terms of inclusion, innovation and progress. How will the labour market of the future turn out? 

Private companies and public organisations need skilful and talented workers. In a time of change in the labour market and in working life, for instance due to the rapid technological development, there is a growing need for new knowledge and solutions for ensuring an adaptable, innovative and including labour market where more people get to utilize their potential and thereby contribute to creating value, innovation and economic growth.

The megaproject revolves around SDG 8 concerning Decent Work and Economic Growth. The goal is to promote lasting, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all. 

The megaproject has the following structure:

PARTICIPATE IN THE MEGAPROJECT

Are you interested in making a project proposal for the megaproject, you must make one that fits under one of the challenges listed beneath. You can read more about the challenges here:
 

THE SUSTAINABLE ORGANISATION

How will the future organisation look? How can sustainability, industri 4.0 and globalisation fit together? And which demands are the organisation facing - both in terms of production, employees and management? That, and much more is up for exploration in this challenge. Click on the title to read more. 

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Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 or the fourth industrial revolution is essential to the labour market of the future. But what does it actually entail? What will it mean for the industry? For companies? For employees? If you want to work on the technical and social changes at stake in industry 4.0 then click on the title to read more. 

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INTEGRATING VULNERABLE UNEMPLOYED ON THE LABOUR MARKET

The way to employment are marked by difficult conditions for certain unemployed. This may be caused by a number of reasons, but are often due to psychological, social or physical challenges. How do we create room for this segment in the future labour market? Which initiatives are necessary to pave the way into meaningful employment? To read more about the challange, click on the title.

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WELL-BEING AT WORK

What is well-being at work? Why is well-being at the workplace important, and how can it be ensured? Can technologies, work environment councils and workplace policies, management, communication or something entirely different have a role to play in increasing workplace well-being? Regardless of circumstances, competencies and line of business, employees can experience low levels of well-being in their work. This is the focus of the challenge. Click on the title to learn more

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Fokus areas with emphasis on the labour market

The two focus areas of the megaproject, each have their own approach to the labour market, based on SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth. The two different perspectives of the focus areas provide a broad field of research with room for both social, economic and sustainability related problems of the future labour market. Read more about each focus area here.