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The New Workforce Challenge

How Today's Leading Companies Are Adapting For the Future

A. Hatum

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Palgrave Macmillan
27 March 2013
Few books go into enough depth to really understand the differences between the future generations of professionals to come and the ones that have gone before. This innovative book examines how new generations of the workplace and workforce will be shaped in the future and shows organizations the ways in which they will have to adapt to succeed.
By:   A. Hatum
Imprint:   Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm,  Spine: 16mm
Weight:   420g
ISBN:   9781137302984
ISBN 10:   1137302984
Pages:   196
Publication Date:   27 March 2013
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Acknowledgments Introduction PART I: ORGANIZING, AND THE NEW AGILE AND VIRTUAL FIRM New Ways of Organising: The Rise of Complexity The Unresolved Challenge: Virtual People & Disaggregated Jobs The Agile and Virtual Firm Future Trends: A Tale of the Future Workplace Case in Point: Open Business Model at Elbulli PART II: DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES IN THE WORKPLACE Different Generations and Perspectives The Unresolved Challenge: The Silver Tsunami The Millennial Generation: 'We Are Going To Rock The Workplace' Are Generations Similar Worldwide? India, China and the West Future Trends: The New Cosmopolitans Case In Point: Frisse Blikken (Fresh Mind), New Organizational Paradigms For New Talent PART III: ATTRACTING MILLENNIALS TO THE WORKPLACE Building the Employee Value Proposition to Attract Millennials The Unresolved Challenge: The Disengaged Workforce New Ways of Recruiting: The Role of Social Networks Future Trends: The Helicopter Parents Case In Point: Reveal by L'oreal, Attracting Millennials and Guiding Them into the Workplace PART IV: NEW LEARNING PARADIGMS AND THE CHALLENGE OF DEVELOPING THE FUTURE LEADERS The New Paradigms of Learning Developing The Next Generation of Leaders Future Trends: Learning Through Technology Topsy Turvy: Careers Reloaded The Unresolved Challenge: Lattice Organizations, Ladder Practices and Thinking Case in Point: La Masia-Barcelona Club - A Talent Development School For The Future PART V: THE NEW RE-ALIGNMENT CONTRACT In Search of...Agility Concluding Remarks Interviews Index of Companies and Organizations Subject Index

Andres Hatum is Professor in Management and Organization at IAE Business School, Austral University, Argentina. He has done his PhD in Management and Organization at Warwick Business School (University of Warwick), England. He also obtained a BA in Politics and International Relationships. He later furthered his education with an Executive MBA at IAE Business and Management School. He has published articles in different journals such as British Journal of Management, Management Research, Harvard Business Review and Family Business Review. He has also published books in Spanish such as Dirigiendo Personas, (Temas, 2004); Organizaciones que Crecen, (Temas, 2006); La Carrera Profesional (Granica, 2007); Alineando la Organizacion (Granica, 2009); and in English (Adaptation or Expiration in Family Firms: Organizational Flexibility in Emerging Economies, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2007) and Next Generation Talent Management (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) Prof Hatum's research focuses are: organizational flexibility in organizations, talent management, and career development.

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