This joint Right Management and Conference Board report frames the conversation about how top companies for leadership select, develop, and deploy leaders in Asia — a part of the world where the shortage of leaders and pressure to develop leaders faster is greater than anywhere else.
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12 SEPTEMBER, 2013
ManpowerGroup: Asian Companies Must Prioritize Leadership Development
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13 SEPTEMBER, 2013
ManpowerGroup: Bridging Global Skills Gaps Hinges on Driving Youth Employability
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The Annual Meeting of the New Champions - also known as the “Summer Davos” - is the foremost global business gathering in Asia.
The world is facing an unprecedented set of intertwined global challenges – economic, political, societal and environmental. Population trends, resource shortages and widening competitiveness gaps put pressure on governments to create growth and employment while ensuring fiscal prudence, social equity and environmental sustainability. Businesses disrupt and are disrupted by new business models, emerging technologies and shifting behaviors of connected citizens and consumers.
All of these factors point to a future where innovation – the effort to create purposeful, focused change in an organization’s or institution’s economic or social potential – becomes an increasingly important driver of economic development, competitiveness and risk resilience. In this context, “Meeting the Innovation Imperative” serves as the theme of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013.
Several ManpowerGroup executives are leading discussions at this year’s event, bringing the company’s unique world of work insights to over 1,500 leaders from more than 90 countries.
Friday, 13 September, 10:30-11:30am
Despite 75 million young people out of work worldwide, millions of jobs remain unfilled. What can be done to develop a more employable labor force? Dimensions to be addressed:
Making vocational training relevant
Maximizing the potential of youth entrepreneurship
Developing new models of higher education
Creating a framework for a resilient job market
Thursday, 12 September 9:30-11am
Australia will follow Russia as the Chair of the G20 in 2014. Five days after the Australian national election, this will be a unique opportunity to interact with the Chair of the Australian B20 to exchange views on international business leaders' priorities for Australia's chairmanship and to hear the proposed B20 program for 2014.
Joerres also authored a blog for WEF, titled “East Meets West for the leaders of the Future”. His blog can be read here.
Thursday, September 12 9:30-11:30am
What are the cross-cutting challenges to close material loops? What is the “sweet spot” that businesses across industries and other stakeholders work together to accelerate the scale up? How would a multistakeholder initiative facilitate systemic change in valorizing resource stocks?
Thursday, 12 September, 07:45-08:45am
Private discussion for Chinese Women Leaders and international peers to define priorities for closing the economic gender gap in China.