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Are the days of specialists behind us?

Not exactly, but tomorrow's winners are those actively prepared to think on their feet

Rather than assuming that only the generalists survive, the lesson here may be that those who are conscientious about building a core knowledge bank that is brimming with new ideas will get further ahead.

THERE is a growing debate around the future of specialists in a world where technology can seemingly pump out results on steroids.

A recent piece in The Atlantic focused on this debate with its report on the minimal manning behind USS Gabrielle Giffords, a combat ship built in 2014 that...

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