Overview

HR Global Summit

The future of organizations and of the HR function

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (registration at 9:00 am)
Melià Milano Hotel (Via Masaccio, 19).

HR Global Summit 2017

HR Global Summit
“The future of organizations and of the HR function”

November 28, 2017

Global Chief HR Officers and world experts will address the Summit about the future of organizations and the HR function.

The following themes will be explored:

  • HR Disrupted: how people will be managed and developed in companies in the coming years;
  • “Gen Y” and “Gen Z” talent: how to attract and keep them;
  • How to be or become a resilient organization;
  • Data-Driven Decisions: overrated or truly needed to revolutionize the organization?;
  • Adhocracy: an organizational model founded on management of unexpected events, flexibility and task-based culture;
  • Motivation and self-motivation: drivers and barriers;
  • Stress and pressure: how to turn them into well-being and successful performance.

Registration Form


Lucy Adams
Former HR Director at the BBC. In this role she was responsible for training and development, in-house communications, resourcing, employee relations, organization design and change management. She optimized personnel and management at the BBC, with savings of over 25 million pounds annually. Before joining the BBC she was head of human resources at a number of companies, in particular she was Group HR Director at Eversheds LLP and Serco PLC. Expert in HR, leadership and innovation, she provides consulting services to a number of companies. She is the author of “HR Disrupted” that provides concrete information and practical advice on how to innovate human resources management in our increasingly disrupted world.

Julian Birkinshaw
Professor & Chair of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. Together with Gary Hamel, he founded the Management Innovation Lab – MLab. “Management Today” called him “one of the six management gurus of the next generation”. He is often cited by CNN, the BBC, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal and The Times. Expert in strategic innovation and change management, he is a consultant to corporations, including Rio Tinto, SAP, ABN AMRO, GSK, ABB, Ericsson, Kone, Exxon, WPP, Bombardier, Sara Lee, HSBC, Akzo Nobel, Roche, UBS, BBC and Novo Nordisk. He has published a number of books on corporate entrepreneurship, knowledge management, global customer management, relations between headquarters and branch offices, organization networks, the “ambidextrous” company and innovation management.

Marco Grazioli
President of The European House-Ambrosetti, he is the manager of the “Competitive Advantage Through People” unit which includes the Change, Readiness, Customer and Business Acceleration, Professione Manager and Marketing & Sales practices. A sociologist by training, he is an expert in processes of change and how to transform human behavior into business results through organizational means and HR management. He teaches Decision-Making and Negotiation Processes at the Università Cattolica del S. Cuore in Milan. He is the author of “Creare, governare e dirigere”, “Come si decide in azienda” and “Cambiamenti—Azione collettiva e intrecci organizzativi in un’epoca di crisi”.

Alberto Ribera
Professor of Managing People in Organizations at the IESE Business School. He is the academic director of the Coaching Unit and teaches the Personality and Leadership MBA course which, in 2009, received the IESE Excellence Award. He also teaches the “Managing Oneself” course, part of the Global Executive MBA, and other executive courses on leadership, relationship management and executive coaching. He has been visiting professor at universities and business schools in over 20 countries, and guest speaker at numerous international conferences, including the World Economic Forum. He has taught courses in a number of companies, including Enel, Compagnia di San Paolo, Banco di Napoli, Telecom Italia, Saint Gobain, The Arab Contractors, Egypt, Telecom, BBVA, Banco de España, Enrst&Young, Hewlett Packard, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Previously, he worked for the World Health Organization and the European Commission.

Giacinto Siciliano
Director of the Milano Opera penitentiary, since 1993 he has worked in a number of institutes with different types of inmates, including especially complex contexts to which he has always brought a process of profound change. He is especially focused on the issues of work in penitentiaries, prisoner treatment and observation, handling of organized crime inmates, prevention of suicide risk, personnel training and, in recent years, management and fostering of human resources in complex structures, motivating employees, learning and organizational and cultural change. He is the recipient of numerous awards for the quality of the results attained, innovation, commitment in terms of solidarity and prison/community relations, as well as his ability to construct “models”.


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Luca Trovato

Luca Trovato


Tel.  +39 02 46753 366
luca.trovato@ambrosetti.eu