The knowledge economy has changed the way humans work. Technology has made us more mobile than ever and led to higher standards of living and more peaceful civilizations.
Dr. Drucker says that in the case of manual workers, they need the job much more than the job needs them. In other words, they are more easily replaceable. The unique value they bring to the table is nowhere in comparison to knowledge workers. As the world becomes more dominated by technologically smarter gadgets, devices and spaces, the gap between knowledge work and manual work will potentially widen further.
Knowledge is not only power.
Knowledge is also profit.