World-leading expert on the impact of millenials and generational differences on the workplace
2015 Ranking: #35
Tammy Erickson is a leading expert on generations in the workplace. Her research focuses on collaboration and innovation, the changing workforce, and the nature of work in organizations, and has made her a go to authority on the impact of millennials and other generational issues.
A McKinsey Award-winning author, Erickson has written a trilogy of best-selling books on how individuals in specific generations can excel in today’s workplace: Retire Retirement, What’s Next, Gen X? and Plugged In. She is currently working on a fourth book for the generation under 17 today.
She has also authored and co-authored numerous Harvard Business Review articles and the book Workforce Crisis: How to Beat the Coming Shortage of Skills and Talent. Erickson holds a BA degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and has served on the Board of Directors of two Fortune 500 corporations.
She is an Adjunct Professor, Organizational Behavior, at London Business School and the Founder and CEO of Tammy Erickson Associates, a firm dedicated to helping clients build intelligent organizations.