Impact: 21st-century Change Management, Behavioral Science, Digital Transformation, and the Future of Work

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Astute leaders know that up-skilling, culture change, and mindset are critical ingredients for successful digital change -- but do not know how to change those quickly enough to keep up with pace of technological change. That is because our 20th-century change models are not up to the challenge of 21st-century digital transformation and the future of work which explains McKinsey's finding that only 25% of digital transformations succeed. 

In Impact, globally recognized culture change expert, Paul Gibbons gives leaders 21st-century change tools and models that are based on up-to-the-minute research in behavioral sciences, complexity theory, agile methods, information science, and more.

About the Author

Paul Gibbons has a 40-year career straddling international business and academia. His research and writing explore how philosophy and science can be used to enlighten contemporary business thinking, debunk myths and pseudoscience, and solve practical business problems, including changing culture, developing leaders, and using analytics and evidence to make strategic decisions. 

Paul's academic background, starting in math, then in economics, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy, allows him to bring perspectives to business not typically found in traditional business books. His consulting career, mostly in Europe, included founding an award-winning "teal" Organization Development consulting firm, Future Considerations. Paul has coached dozens of CEOs - on strategy, change, and talent issues. His change experience includes clients such as Comcast, Shell, PwC, BP, Barclays, KPMG, British Airways, HSBC, Nokia, The Body Shop, Comcast, the NHS, and UK Ministers. He was the change management lead on a $1 billion program for the UK's Department of Work and Pensions. 

Paul has appeared in Microsoft's Distinguished Author Program and at Google and appeared in the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He now writes, hosts the award-winning Think Bigger Think Better philosophy podcast, plays competitive poker, chess, and bridge, and raises two boys in Colorado.
AuthorPaul Gibbons
Published Year2019
Page Count352
PublisherPhronesis Media