Nov 03, 2015 - Nov 04, 2015
London, United Kingdom
Building Game-Changing Organizations is hosted by London Business School
. Sponsor companies may send 4 participants.
Partner business schools may send 1 participant
Companies have come to believe that the best way to achieve competitive advantage is through leveraging human resources strategically. The key question is: do your organization’s high potential HR leaders have the strategic thinking skills, action orientation and business acumen required to help your company achieve its objectives? The Building Game-Changing Organizations program has been created to help your organization develop these critical capabilities in your next generation talent management professionals.
- Understanding cutting edge practices in talent management
- Creating strategic learning plans that support your company’s competitiveness objectives
- Linking brand, employment brand and your company’s employee value proposition
- Developing globally-minded managers and organizations
- Facilitating change to create next-generation organizations
- Gaining insights into new challenges for rising talent management executives
- Renowned faculty present their most recent thinking and lead participant discussions
- Senior corporate HR executives from leading companies present case examples of HR effectiveness
- Facilitated peer discussions and back-home action planning
- Understand cutting edge practices in talent management.
- Learn how to facilitate change to create next-generation organizations.
- Gain insights into new challenges for rising HR executives.
- Create strategic learning plans that support your company's competitiveness objectives.
Who Should Attend
Sponsor companies may send 4 participants. Partner business schools may send 1 participant.
This program is intended for individuals who are, for example:
- A Regional HR head or one or two moves away from the top HR job in their region
- Head of the HR function for a business unit
- Global HR Directors, responsible for a component of the corporate HR operation worldwide
- At a career midpoint, with about 10 years of experience in HR
- Recently moved into HR from line management roles
Founder & President, ICEDR & Senior Lecturer in Organizational Effectiveness, MIT Sloan School
Douglas A. Ready is a professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and is the Founder and CEO of the International Consortium for Executive Development Research (ICEDR), a premier global HR talent academy for nearly forty world-class companies and more than twenty-five top-tier business schools. For more than two decades, Doug has been bringing together many of the world’s best companies and business schools to share innovations and excellent practice in talent, leadership and strategic change.
Doug is considered one of the world’s leading authorities on strategic talent management and executive development. He is the author of many highly popular Harvard Business Review articles including “The Power of Collective Ambition,” “The Hallmarks of a Game-Changing Talent Strategy”, “Are You a High Potential?” “Make Your Company a Talent Factory,” “Winning the Race for Talent in Emerging Markets,” and “How to Grow Great Leaders.” He is also the author of several acclaimed MIT Sloan Management Review articles including: “Developing the Next Generation of Enterprise Leaders”, “Enabling Bold Visions,” “Leading at the Enterprise Level,” “How Storytelling Builds Next Generation Leaders,” and “Why Leadership Development Efforts Fail.” His writings have also appeared in the Financial Times, Business Strategy Review, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal. In 2008 he received the highly coveted Marion F. Gislason Award for excellence in the field of leadership and executive development. In addition, Business Horizons recognized Doug as one of the world’s Leadership Gurus. Doug has been named multiple times to Thinkers50, the premier ranking of the world’s top thought leaders.
Doug is an active advisor to CEOs and top executive teams around the world on developing companies’ enterprise leadership teams and implementing strategic and cultural change. He has worked with senior leaders at Hess Oil, RBC Financial Group, HSBC, Four Seasons, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LG Group, Ford Motor Company, Continental AG, Samsung Group, United Technologies and the United States Federal Reserve, among others.
Prior to serving as Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan, Doug taught at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and London Business School. He earned his Masters in Management from Harvard University and the PhD from Cranfield University in the UK.
Fellow, London Business School
Jules Goddard is currently a Fellow of London Business School and a Member of the Academic Committee of CEDEP at INSEAD. He is a teacher, writer and consultant in the areas of business creativity, strategic thinking, leadership and corporate transformation. He is formerly the Gresham Professor of Commerce and Mercers School Memorial Professor at City University. Jules was the first lecturer at London Business School to bring the teaching of philosophy into the MBA programme; the first teacher to bring the performing arts into the London Business School classroom; and the first director of company-specific programmes to use “discovery experiences” as a platform for experiential learning.
He is the lead designer and director of senior-level, high-profile development programmes for many companies, including BP, ICL-Fujitsu, Rolls-Royce, Orange, Prudential, Ericsson, BG Group, Rio Tinto, Mars, Smith and Nephew, SCA, Danone, and Volvo, and over the last ten years, he has worked with a third of the FTSE 100 companies. He has an EFMD Award of Excellence in Executive Education for the Danone Leading Edge Programme 2004-2014, which he designed, directed and delivered in 8 cities around the world.
Jules is the author of “Uncommon Sense, Common Nonsense: Why Some Organisations Consistently Outperform Others”, published by Profile Books in 2012, and short-listed for “Best Management Book of the Year’ by The Chartered Management Institute (CMI). He also authored “The Fatal Bias”, winner of the CMI Award for “Best Management Article of the Year, 2013”. Other recent publications include articles on futuristic models of management (Sloan Management Review), experimental marketing (Market Leader), the economic crisis (Business Strategy Review), mismanagement and core incompetence (Labnotes), cost strategy (Business Strategy Review), a new definition of accountability (Interconnections), as well as a monograph on employee engagement, social media and management innovation (CSC Leading Edge).
Jules holds an MA from Oxford, an MBA from Wharton and a PhD from the London Business School.
Managing Director of Danone Dairy
Adam Grant began his career at Unilever in Sales and Brand marketing. In 1998, he joined the consumer division at L'Oreal, taking on a number of sales positions before being appointed Commercial Director of the Garnier-Maybelline business in 2001.
In 2004 Adam moved to become Commercial Director of Danone UK, the dairy products division of Groupe Danone in the UK. Adam held this role for six years during which time the company grew from 8th to 2nd in the UK market.
In January 2010, Adam was appointed Managing Director of Danone's UK water business. Danone Waters' portfolio includes the UK's No 1 and No 2 bottled water brands - Evian and Volvic - as well as Volvic Touch of Fruit, Volvic Juiced and Badoit.
He is currently the Managing Director of Danone Dairy whose brands include Activia, Actimel, Danio and Oykos.
Outside work, Adam really enjoys spending time with his young family and is a keen tennis player.
HR Director, Group COO & Functions, Barclays
Byron Rienstra joined Barclays in 2015 as HR Director - Group COO & Functions, to support Jonathan Moulds across Structural Reform, Strategy and Corporate Development. Byron is also responsible for the Functions HR team. Prior to joining Barclays, Byron worked at Standard Chartered Bank for 10 years, most recently as Global Head of Talent, Learning and Culture where he was responsible for resourcing, talent, learning and leadership development. He previously held the roles of Global Head, Consumer Banking and HR Director for Global Markets. Byron holds Masters Degrees from the University of Queensland, and the London School of Economics, and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the Australian Human Resources Institute.
Nader T. Tavassoli
Professor of Marketing, London Business School
Nader Tavassoli ( www.nadertavassoli.com
) is Professor of Marketing at London Business School ( www.london.edu
). He received his Ph.D. from Columbia Business School in 1994 and was on the faculty of the MIT Sloan School of Management until 2002. Nader has been non-executive chairman of The Brand Inside “Inspiring brand-led behavioural change” since 2006 ( www.thebrandinside.com
). In 2013, he co-founded Compaso “Learning at the speed of change” ( www.compasolearning.com
). For the past 23 years, Nader has advised and taught executives from internet and high-tech start-ups to over 30 Global Fortune 500 companies. He is a globetrotter and has lived in Australia, England, France, Germany, Spain and the USA.
November 3, 2015
8:00-8:45 Continental Breakfast and Registration—E Wing ELG01
8:45-9:00 Welcome and Introduction—Classroom LT7
- Sabine Vinck, Associate Dean, Executive Education, LBS
- Thomas Jenkins, Programme Manager, LBS
- Joanne Hering, Administrative Officer, ICEDR
9:00-10:30 Building Game-Changing Organizations
- Doug Ready, Senior Lecturer in Organizational Effectiveness, MIT Sloan School of Management, Founder & President, ICEDR
10:30-11:00 Break—E Wing ELG01
11:00-11:45 Building Game-Changing Organizations
- Doug Ready
11:45-12:45 Purpose Driven Leadership
- Jules Goddard, Fellow, London Business School
- Adam Grant, General Manager, Danone UK
12:45-14:00 Luncheon—Garden Room
14:00-15:30 Linking Brand, Employment Brand and Your Company’s
Employee Value Proposition
- Nader Tavassoli, Professor of Marketing, London Business School
15:30-16:00 Break—E Wing ELG01
16:00-17:00 Linking Brand, Employment Brand and Your Company’s
Employee Value Proposition
- Nader Tavassoli
17:00-18:00 Networking Reception at London Business School- E Wing Lounge
8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast—E Wing ELG01
8:30-10:30 The Hallmarks of a Game-Changing Talent Strategy
- Doug Ready
10:30-10:45 Break—E Wing ELG01
10:45-12:30 Developing Next-Generation Organizations and Leaders
- Byron Rienstra, HR Director, Group COO & Functions, Barclays
- Doug Ready
12:30-1:00 Summary, Reflections and Adjourn
Advance Preparation Instructions
Please open these Advance Preparation Instructions to see what articles have been selected for you to read and bring with you to ICEDR's Building Game-Changing Organizations program in London.
The Program runs from November 3-4, 2015. Please click here for detailed directions and maps.
London, NW1 4SA
Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 7390
Airports: London Heathrow, which is served by the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station (take the Bakerloo, Circle or Hammersmith and City line to Baker Street). Gatwick and Stansted also have express train services into Victoria and Liverpool Street stations respectively. City Airport is best served by cab services in to the West End. Please refer to the following web links: Heathrow Express (www.heathrowexpress.com), Gatwick Express (www.gatwickexpress.com), Stansted Express (www.stanstedexpress.com. London Business School is a five-minute walk from Baker Street Station, which is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith & City Lines. For car transport to and from the airport, try RadioTaxis. For cash black taxis call: +44 (0) 20 7272 0272. For cash executive cars or people carriers call: +44 (0) 20 7107 0700. To plan your trip via public transportation, please visit http://www. tfl.gov.uk/ which offers an easy journey planner.
Participants must make their own hotel reservations. London Business School has an arrangement with some area hotels. Bookings must be made directly with each individual hotel. To secure the preferred corporate rate, please ensure that you clearly state the London Business School rate when booking. All bookings are subject to availability only, and are bound by the terms and conditions in effect at each hotel. Book early to avoid disappointment!
Please open the travel page document at the bottom on this page to access the various hotels that London Business School has special rates with.
Comfortable, casual clothing is recommended for the program and the reception.
Final Participant List
This is the participant list for ICEDR's Building Game Changing Organizations as of November 2, 2016.
Building Game-Changing Organizations
Doug Ready discusses how to build a game changing organization is this session in London, November 2015.
Linking Brand, Employment Brand and Your Company’s Employee Value Proposition
Nader Tavassoli discuses Linking Brand, Employment Brand and Your Company’s Employee Value Proposition during this November 2015 session on Building Game Changing Organizations.
Purpose Driven Leadership
Jules Goddard, Fellow, London Business School and Adam Grant, Managing Director of Danone Dairy discuss Purpose Driven Leadership during ICEDR's November 2015 session on Building Game Changing Organizations.
The Hallmarks of a Game-Changing Talent Strategy
Doug Ready discusses the hallmarks of a game-changing talent strategy during this November 2016 session on Building Game Changing Organizations.
Developing Next-Generation Organizations and Leaders
Jon Harding, Global Head of Culture and Talent, and Byron Rienstra, HR Director, Group COO & Functions from Barclays discuss Developing Next-Generation Organizations and Leaders at Barclays during this November 2016 ICEDR session.