Excellent post . . .
As the world of work changes fundamentally over the next decade and beyond, there is a real risk that only an elite will have the skills and mind-set to embrace the new world and profit from the opportunities. We need to be preparing all our young people to understand the world they will inherit, and make choices about the part they want to play.
In an article in the Business Strategy Review 2010, Lynda Gratton presents feedback from major employers about the conditions for success in 2025. They are:
Transparent and authentic leadership: ‘We can expect [leaders’] behaviours and actions to be closely scrutinised, so their authenticity will be key. At the same time, globalisation will create the need for more complex networks and for leaders to take the initiative in engaging with global problems and challenges.’
High performing virtual teams: ‘At Save the Children, the executive team is…
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