Talent Management event reveals challenges for HR leaders

Over 150 global talent and HR leaders will be discussing five of the most critical talent and HR challenges at the 8th annual Talent Management event.

The Talent Management Summit entitled “New-Model Leaders”, is a one-day event on 26 June which will bring together some of the most forward-looking business leaders to examine how talent and leadership models are evolving to keep pace with today’s fast-changing world—marked by globalisation, technological advances, demographic and societal changes and increasing multi-stakeholder demands.

The five crucial talent and HR challenges for today's leaders have been identified as:

  • Managing talentTalent as the new global currency
  • Managing demographicsWinning talent wars in China 
  • Becoming a learning organisationTalent strategies for the new digital generation
  • Managing work-life balance: Leveraging diversity
  • Managing change and cultural transformationCreating a winning corporate culture

Why aren't talent & leadership strategies keeping pace with today's fast-changing world? Find out at #ectalent http://t.co/I8wBAMnazK

— The EIU (@TheEIU) May 29, 2014

Attendees will hear first-hand perspectives of talent and HR leaders, corporate executives and thought leaders on how businesses can leverage their talent and leadership currency to compete in the face of such sweeping change.

Adrian Wooldridge, Management Editor and Schumpeter Columnist, The Economist and Chair of Talent Management 2014 event, said: “Most companies publicly state that their people are their most valuable asset. So why aren’t talent and leadership strategies keeping pace with today’s fast-changing world? This year’s event will bring together business leaders and companies that are bucking this trend and building the next generation of leaders.” 

Monster will be one of the event sponsors, Andrew Sumner, Managing Director of Monster.co.uk in the UK & Ireland will also be speaking at the event, to discuss the new work order as part of The Digital Talent Challenge panel.

Other speakers at the summit will include: Raghu Krishnamoorthy, Vice-president, Executive Development and Chief Learning Officer, GE; Gary Elliott, Global Talent and Organisation Effectiveness Director, Diageo; Tracy Robbins, Executive Vice-president Human Resources and Group Operations Support, InterContinental Hotels Group; Rita Vanhauwenhuyse, Vice-presidentTalent and Learning, BP; Baroness Mary Goudie, Member of House of Lords.

For a full list of speakers and the latest programme please visit talentmanagement.economist.com

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