Future of work thought leader.
Writer, speaker, influencer.
Hello. I’m Professor Lynda Gratton. As well as an award-winning thought leader, writer and speaker, I am the founder of the global research advisory practice HSM Advisory.
As Professor of Management Practice at London Business School, I teach executives and MBA students about the future of work. I have also written a number of books and articles which share my insights and learnings from across my career.
Managers Can’t Do It All
In recent decades sweeping reengineering, digitization, and agile initiatives—and lately the move to remote work—have dramatically transformed the role of managers.Read More
Making Sense of the Future
Momentum for change is growing – individuals and organisations that are acting now will become role models for everyone else.Read More
How to Do Hybrid Right
If leaders and managers can successfully make the transition to an anywhere, anytime model, the result will be work lives that are more purposeful and productive.Read More
Think at London Business School
How to make work more humane: leaders take note
None of the opportunities created by the pandemic are going to stick, unless we can work in ways that make us more productive, more innovative, more creative. Leaders must craft their unique approach to redesigning work, there is no one-size-fits-all…Read More
The Wall Street Journal
Designing the Office of the Future: Building Serendipity
If the office is going to be a place for cooperation, we need to design our spaces to encourage it. The idea that before the pandemic we spent all our time wandering around having water cooler conversations, in most cases was actually not the case. W…Read More
Strategy + Business
Maintaining network connections
Connections and networks are crucial in building culture, and the flow of knowledge and insights. During the pandemic networks shrank, people working from home spent more time with those they already knew well and less time with people they knew less…Read More