Harvard MBA Tammy Erickson has been honored three times by the Thinkers50’s list as one the most influential living management thinkers in the world. Her in-depth research and analysis on generations in the workplace is employed to provide essential presentations on preparing for the changing demographics of the workforce. Her career has revolved around building and managing different successful and innovative organizations.
An Executive Fellow of Organizational Behavior at the London Business School, Tammy designed and is co-director of the school’s premier leadership program; Leading Businesses into the Future. She is also founder and CEO of Tammy Erickson Associates, which uses its roster of the best respected thought leaders and senior business figures to help companies to reshape their methodologies to cope with new modern day challenges.
An interactive, engaging keynote presenter, Erickson is arguably the most respected voice on the dynamics of a changing workforce and generations at work. A member of the prestigious Thinkers50 list, she combines years of in-depth research with humor, anecdotes and customized observations for the participants in her sessions. She is consistently one of the highest-rated presenters in the programs where she speaks and has delivered keynotes from many distinguished platforms including HSM World Business Forum, Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), Linkage and Human Resource Planning Society. Erickson is particularly appreciated by corporate executives across many industries; organizations frequently bring her back for multiple engagements and continued collaboration at the most senior levels. Audiences value her powerful insights, which have implications for both their work relationships and broader lives. While she often challenges the basic assumptions of how companies manage their people, she offers uplifting counsel on how to improve the work experience and outcomes peppered with fascinating trends and stories.
Tammy has authored or co-authored numerous Harvard Business Review articles, including “It’s Time to Retire Retirement,” winner of the McKinsey Award, an MIT Sloan Management Review article and the book “Workforce Crisis: How to Beat the Coming Shortage of Skills and Talent” (Harvard Business Review Press, 2006). She recently completed a trilogy of books published by Harvard Business Review Press on how individuals in specific generations can excel in today’s workplace: “Retire Retirement: Career Strategies for the Boomer Generation” and “Plugged In: The Generation Y Guide to Thriving at Work” were published in 2008 and “What’s Next,Gen X? Keeping Up, Moving Ahead, and Getting the Career You Want” was published in 2009.