Making Innovation Happen for the Organizations of the Digital Age | Podcast with Julian Birkinshaw


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In this episode of The HR Congress Podcast, we are joined by Julian Birkinshaw, Professor and Deputy Dean at London Business School, where he is the Academic Director of the Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Julian is an academic, researcher, author, teacher, speaker, and consultant, whose work focuses on helping executives and organizations navigate culture, digital technology, innovation, and performance in today’s world. His most recent books include: Fast/Forward (2017), Becoming a Better Boss (2013), Reinventing Management (2010), and Giant Steps in Management (2007).

As the age of digital technologies, agility, and AI descends upon companies, it has become clear that new ways of thinking about how organizations function are required. The changes that are facing many businesses are manifold. Experimentation is a must. Management no longer means what it once did. Human Resources now has to take charge of innovation development. Technologies are changing market imperatives at a rapid pace. Yet, amidst all of this, the existing core operations of the business must continue.

Check out our podcast to hear more from Julian on the topics of; innovation ownership, management’s transformation, the need for contrarians, and the role that HR professionals need to take in their organizations to thrive in spite of disruption. If you enjoyed the podcast, make sure you join Julian Birkinshaw at The HR Congress this November 19-20 in Nice!

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The 4th HR Congress Nice, November 19-20 will feature a selection of sessions that will explore this topic and much more! Follow the HR Congress Blog for more interesting ideas and content from around the world of work! And don’t forget to subscribe to The HR Congress Podcast!

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