Iconoclastic Business Thinker & Best-Selling Author
Gary Hamel is one of the world’s most influential and iconoclastic business gurus. He is a highly regarded consultant who’s worked with dozens of leading companies across the globe and is a dynamic and sought-after management speaker. Hamel has written 17 articles for the Harvard Business Review and is the most reprinted author in the Review’s history. His landmark books have been translated into more than 25 languages. His most recent bestsellers have been The Future of Management and What Matters Now. In these volumes, Hamel presents an impassioned plea for reinventing management and lays out a blueprint for building organizations that are “fit for the future.”
During his distinguished career, Hamel has received a host of accolades. The Economist called him “the world’s reigning strategy guru,” Fortune magazine labeled him “the world’s leading expert on business strategy,” and The Wall Street Journal ranked him as the world’s most influential business thinker. Hamel speaks regularly at the world’s most prestigious business conferences, including the World Economic Forum, TED, the World Business Forum, Techonomy, and Fortune Brainstorm. He is also a sought-after speaker at industry and company events. Recent clients have included GE, McKinsey & Company, Cisco, Microsoft, Gartner, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Burberry, HCL Technologies, and the Singapore Institute of Management.
There are two things wrong with human resource management—the notion that human beings are “resources,” rather than multi-faceted human beings, and the assumption that they need to be “managed” rather than empowered and equipped. Nearly 60 years after the publication of Douglas McGregor’s The Human Side of Enterprise, we still regard people at work as […]