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Posted on 11 September 2018

The editors of MIT Sloan Management Review are pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Richard Beckhard Memorial Prize, awarded to the most outstanding MIT SMR article on planned change and organizational development published from fall 2016 through fall 2017. This year’s award goes to the spring 2017 MIT SMR article “The Corporate Implications of Longer Lives,” by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott.

Posted on 17 August 2018

Life expectancy is going up, pensions are declining. Meanwhile the official retirement age has been abolished, while the age at which you can draw your state pension is rising. As a result, more and more of uswill have to work until our 70s, or even our 80s. So, asks David Baker, is this the end of retirement? Professor Lynda Gratton tells David that the previous life pattern of education-work-retirement will have to yield to a multi-phase one of different careers, broken up by breaks, even late-life gap years, and re-skilling. Why retire at 60 if you could live to 100? Listen to the full podcast here.

Posted on 15 August 2018

Lynda Gratton's book, 100-Year Life, has been mentioned in this article by Forbes, discussing the implications of increased longevity and the break-down of the traditional three-stage life. Read the full article here.

Posted on 14 August 2018

Lynda Gratton has published a new article in the MIT Sloan Management Review. This time Lynda wrote about scaling soft skills. Read the full article here.

Posted on 8 August 2018

Lynda Gratton, the London Business School’s professor of management practice and the co-author of the book 100-Year Life, has become an adviser to Japan’s top leadership, informing ministers last year that it was likely that half the children born in Japan today will live beyond 100. Read the full article in the Financial Times here.

 
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