Tamara J. Erickson is a McKinsey Award-winning author and globally respected specialist on relationships between individuals and corporations, she is a leading analyst of the changing workforce. Tamara is an expert in business management; her advanced skill set, and professional keynote speech is widely praised on the corporate circuit.
Tamara J. Erickson is a McKinsey Award-winning author and widely respected expert on organizations and the changing workforce, and is on the prestigious Thinkers 50 list. She is a highly experienced keynote speaker.
Tamara is an international expert on the shifting relationship between individuals and corporations – and on enhancing innovation and workforce productivity. She was named one of the 50 most influential living management thinkers in the world by Thinkers 50, a biennial guide created by Dearlove and Crainer and published in The Times. Her work is based on extensive research on changing demographics and employee values and, most recently, on how successful organisations innovate through collaboration.
Tammy has co-authored several Harvard Business Review articles and MIT Sloan Management Review articles, alongside many other pieces in prestigious publications.
The research initiatives she and colleagues have undertaken include Demography is De$tiny, exploring the implications of current demographic changes on human resource practices, The New Employee/Employer Equation, developing new and powerful approaches to increasing employee engagement through segmentation, and the Cooperative Advantage, done in collaboration with a team at London Business School, exploring the working practices of over 50 teams in 15 multi-nationals, she has also conducted research the implications of social enterprise software on the way we work.
Tammy is also a respected authority on technology and its implications for business and co-author of the book Third Generation R&D: Managing the Link to Corporate Strategy, a widely-accepted guide to making technology investments and managing innovative organisations.
She works with clients independently and in affiliation with Moxie Insight, where she leads the Talent Insight program, a membership-based research program exploring cutting-edge issues facing business leaders, including new organisational practices, emerging business models, the changing workforce, and leading practices to drive innovation and productivity.
Tammy is a former member of the Board of Directors of PerkinElmer, Inc., a Fortune 500 company competing in advanced technology markets, and a former member of the Board of Directors of Allergan, Inc.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Chicago and a MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration where she was the recipient of the James Thomas Chirurg Fellowship.
Tamara is a business and management leader, able to speak about employee engagement and innovation in workforce structure.