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Business development expert Vlatka Hlupic’s previous book, The Management Shift, gave leaders a model for mobilizing workplace transformation. Here, she shares her insights into corporate challenges and opportunities, and how companies need to change as society enters the Fourth Industrial Revolution. She provides real-life examples of how the “Management Shift model”facilitates this change. Leaders tell her how the “shift” occurred in their firms, and why it requires empathy, collaborative practices, agility, responsiveness, good relationships and empowered workers.Hlupic goes through the actions organizations must change, the lessons practitioners have learned and proof that implementing this management shift offers the business world sustainability, profitability and, most of all, relevance.
About the Author
Vlatka Hlupic is professor of business and management at the University of Westminster and a former adjunct faculty member at the London Business School. She is head of The Management Shift Consulting, Ltd.