Routine work will be offshored or automated leaving innovation for North America

The HR challenge of the future is to identify creative, empathic talent, says author Daniel Pink
By Shannon Klie
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/09/2005

In his book,

A Whole New Mind

, Daniel Pink writes that due to increased automation, market saturation and outsourcing to Asia, the workforce is shifting away from “left brain” (analytical) thinking and toward “right brain” qualities such as inventiveness, empathy and meaning.