Management 4.0

Developing the next generation of managers and leaders.

CMI’s Management 4.0 campaign seeks to answer a fundamental question – what are the skills that managers and leaders will need in a workplace and world transformed by new technology, new business models and societal changes?

We are currently in the research phase of the project, which is covering three research streams: learning from disruption, understanding and managing the new psychological contract and effective governance in the Fourth Industrial revolution.

Look out for our final report due to be published in June 2020. In the meantime, you can keep track of our campaign on social media using #ManagementTransformed.

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Our Themes

Looking across the body of research in this area, Management 4.0 has identified six areas which are transforming rapidly and which managers and leaders in the future will have to respond to. We will be releasing papers on each of our themes over the coming weeks - check back on a regular basis to stay up to date with our latest publications.

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Technology Transformed

What will innovations like AI, automation and new ways of communicating mean for the role of a manager? Will we see the rise of the digital leader?

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Society Transformed

As the population ages and becomes more diverse, what new challenges will managers face and how will leaders adapt? How is the balance of power shifting in the workplace?

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Patterns of Work Transformed

How will managers countenance more employees working flexibly and remotely, with a greater emphasis on ‘working smart’ and being objective-driven?

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Business Transformed

How can we ensure that rapid, disruptive business models are able to develop managers as they grow? What will technology mean for existing business models?

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Leadership Transformed

With command-and-control styles of management becoming extinct, what skills and attributes will tomorrow's leaders need to thrive? What new leadership styles will evolve?

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Lifelong Learning Transformed

Long gone are the days of spending the whole of your career at one company. Up-skilling and re-skilling will become even more important; how should we facilitate this?

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Get Involved

There are lots of way you can get involved and support our campaign, for example by providing case studies, organising or attending events, submitting research or written evidence or by supporting us on social media.

Register your details below to find out how you can be involved.

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