Lynda Gratton on redesigning work and how to make hybrid productive |Forward Thinkers

Lynda Gratton discusses how to make hybrid work productive, the role of managers and how we need to rethink performance management – plus looks at some real-life examples of organisations redesigning work


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About Lynda Gratton

Lynda Gratton is a professor of management practice at the London Business School and founder of HSM Advisory. She is an award-winning author on the future of work and the role of corporation. Her 10 books have sold over a million copies and have been translated into more than 20 languages.

Her recent book, co-authored with Andrew J. Scott, is ‘The New Long Life – a framework for flourishing in a changing world’. Global recognition of her work includes the Indian Tata prize, the Australian AHRI prize, and the US Fellow of NAHR, she has also received the LBS Best Teacher Award.

Gratton served on former Japanese prime minister Shinzō Abe’s Council for Designing 100-Year Life Society, is a member of the Council of the World Economic Forum, has chaired the WEF Council on Leadership and is currently co-chair of the WEF Global Future Council on Work, Wages and Job Creation, as well as a member of the international advisory board of Equinor.

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Published 14 July 2021

One of the reasons CEOs don't like changing work is that they have a system of productivity that, if they start pulling a thread out, does the whole thing just fall apart, will it all be dismantled?

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