17 Jan 2017
World Economic Forum 2017: Responsive and responsible leadership
As the World Economic Forum 2017 gets underway in Davos, London Business School faculty join nearly 3,000 politicians, academics and business leaders from across the world to debate global, regional and industry agendas.
The School’s Dean, Professor Sir Andrew Likierman, is joined by six faculty from across the School’s seven subject areas:
Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing; Tony and Maureen Wheeler Chair in Entrepreneurship; Academic Director, Deloitte Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, LBS
Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice in Organisational Behaviour, LBS
Michael G Jacobides, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship; Sir Donald Gordon Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, LBS
Randall S Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Academic Director, Leadership Institute, LBS
Hélène Rey, The Lord Bagri Professor of Economics and Academic Director, AQR Asset Management Institute, LBS
The theme of this year’s World Economic Forum is ‘Responsive and Responsible Leadership’. The future of big business, Brexit, the refugee crisis and climate change, will all be high on the agenda.
Professor Gratton will speak at four sessions:
Prosperity in the Age of Longevity
Preparing for a 100-Year Life
Nurturing Wisdom and Wellness
An Insight, An Idea with Nico Rosberg.
Professor Rey will speak at two events, including a London Business School ‘In Conversation’ breakfast with Lawrence H. Summers of Harvard University, where she will introduce her new work on secular stagnation. The event is being held in collaboration with A.T. Kearney.