July 10, 2012
-- Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice at the London Business School is set to receive the 2011 Walter F. Ulmer Jr Award for applied research. The ceremony organised by The Centre for Creative Leadership (CCL) EMA in Brussels will honour leading business intellectuals who have undergone an exceptional profession in leadership and research.
The former CCL President Walter F. Ulmer Jr commented that Lynda Gratton made remarkable contributions in the field of leadership which for him and CCL was a privilege to learn from.
Founder of research based consulting group The Hot Spots Movement, Professor Gratton who is Chair of the World Economic Forum's Council on Leadership at the London Business School is author of six books covering topics such as collaboration, leadership, and the future of work. Her dedication tosuch subjects plays an active part in her human resource management strategy, and research programs.
Currently, her courses at London Business School attract applicants from all over the world. The human resource training classes looks at future of HR industries were MBA students have the opportunity to combine theory with practice, allowing students to be prolific thinkers in the field.
Renowned by the Financial Times as a management guru and ranked second in the HR world by Human Resources magazine, Professor Gratton has written for The financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, MIT Sloan Review and Harvard Business School. In addition, she writes blogs for the Fortune magazine and the London Business School and provided consultancy advice to multi- national companies and Europe, USA and Asia government.
"Lynda Gratton is one of the world's most influential business thinkers, and her work continues to break new ground in key areas of interest to CCL," said Rudi Plettinx, VP and Managing Director, CCL EMEA. "We are delighted to present this award to her."
Professor Gratton will receive her Ulmer reward on 17 July 2012 at the CCL’s new learning Campus.
For more information on Professor Lynda Gratton or Human Resource Training, please visit: http://www.london.edu/programmes/executiveeducation/human...