[F1] Solving the productivity conundrum – can the new era of technology solve the UK’s output puzzle?
Discuss: interactive panel
Future of Work Stream 1 / Future of Leadership and Business Management
Solving the productivity conundrum – can the new era of technology solve the UK’s output puzzle?
Productivity tends to be the main driver of long-term economic growth, higher-quality living standards and business success. Following the 2008 financial crisis, the UK’s productivity has decreased to become one of the worst-ranking amongst countries in advanced economies. The fourth industrial revolution provides a chance to get back on track and drive a much-needed boom in productivity levels. What does this mean in practice of for organisations and business leaders? Join this interactive panel of experts to explore:
- counteracting the factors contributing to the decline in productivity growth
- investing in skill development and technology to increase organisational productivity
- the role of business leaders in driving productivity and boosting business outcomes
- Claire Fox, Director and Founder, Academy of Ideas
- Tina Barnard, Chief Executive, Watford Community Housing Trust
- Chris Giles, Economics Editor, The Financial Times
- Alan Norbury, Chief Technologist – Digital Industries, Siemens plc
- Danny Mortimer, Chief Executive Officer, NHS Employers
- Peter Cheese, Chief Executive Officer, CIPD