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Palgrave Macmillan

The New Workforce Challenge

How Today's Leading Companies Are Adapting For the Future

ISBN 9781137302984
Publication Date April 2013
Formats Hardcover Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF) 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

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.

Andrés 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 Organización (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.

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'oréal, 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 Masía-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

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