On the Enablement, Deployment and Management of the Breakout Workforce

  • Miriam Masullo University of Maryland
  • Christina Harnett Johns Hopkins University School of Education
  • Antonio Ruiz Leidos and Science Applications International Corporation
  • Timothy Schoeb
  • Linda Tsantis Johns Hopkins University School of Education
Keywords: Employee Development, Management, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship


Radical changes in the way new Information Age industries are created and in the business models that drive them, have initiated an Age of Content launched by an invisible workforce. Implications of the break-out leadership that launched a massive breakout workforce are considered. The roles that education, learning and training will play in preparing the breakout workforce as it expands in the future are examined. Current Business Management practices are questioned and a model is proposed for how all these forces drive radical industrialization.

Author Biographies

Miriam Masullo, University of Maryland
Miriam has over forty years of combined industry experienced in telecommunications and computer science research. She is an adjunct professor at the University of the University of Maryland University College
Christina Harnett, Johns Hopkins University School of Education
Christina is a Licensed Psychologist and Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development at Johns Hopkins University School of Education.
Antonio Ruiz, Leidos and Science Applications International Corporation
Antonio has more than twenty-five years of experience as technical contributor, senior manager, and executive in systems engineering of complex systems, solutions, products, and R&D. He is Chief Systems Engineer, Leidos and Science Applications International Corporation
Timothy Schoeb
Timothy has over 30 years of experience in both the commercial and government job sectors.  His commercial experience is with both established and startup companies
Linda Tsantis, Johns Hopkins University School of Education

Linda is Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Education.



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