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06 May, 2014 | (01 hr)

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It’s not enough to grudgingly allow staff to telecommute a couple of days a week. The brave new world of work demands a shift of culture and mindset, and managers must be confident enough to liberate their teams, and employees must take on greater responsibility for delivering results. TCB Review columnist Alison Maitland discusses what most executives don’t yet understand about the transformative power of agile work, why companies still struggle with gender issues, and what American companies can learn from their European counterparts—questions she also explores in the new edition of her co-authored book Future Work.

Who Should Attend: Managers, executives, and HR policymakers


Alison Maitland

Alison Maitland
Senior Fellow, Human Capital
The Conference Board

Alison Maitland is a Senior Fellow in Human Capital at The Conference Board. In addition to serving as a Senior Fellow, Alison is an international writer, speaker, adviser and coach. Her key areas of expertise are: the changing world of work; building inclusive organizations; new models of ...Full Bio

Matthew Budman

Matthew Budman (Moderator)
The Conference Board Review

Matthew Budman came to Across the Board in 1992, spending eleven years as managing editor and helping the magazine make the transition to becoming The Conference Board Review; he succeeded A.J. Vogl as editor of TCB Review in 2008. Ou...Full Bio

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