Lynda Gratton

Workforce Transformation

London Business School professor and expert on the future of work

Lynda Gratton is a Professor of Management Practice at London Business School where she directs ‘Human Resource Strategy in Transforming Companies’ – considered the world’s leading program on human resources. Over the last 20 years she has helped companies all over the world to prepare for the future of work, while writing extensively about the interface between people and organizations. Among her eight books are The Shift, The 100-Year Life and most recently The New Long Life: A Framework for Flourishing in a Changing World.
Since 2008 Gratton has led the Future of Work Research Consortium, the longest running and most advanced membership group anticipating how work is changing and what organisations must do differently to thrive in the years ahead. She is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and has chaired the WEF Council of Leadership. In 2017, Gratton became an Advisor for GoogleOrg’s initiative to help people prepare for the changing nature of work.

Preparing for the Future of Work

  • Analyzing the tensions created by advances in technology and longevity and the implications for the future of work
  • Reflections on a changing social narrative: The implications for business of a forced reassessment of our core values
  • How leaders successfully generate organizational change and learning in fast-paced and challenging environments
  • The rebalancing of work, home and family life: What will be the long term impact of coronavirus on organizational life