Human globalization: Will European companies win or loose?
Keynote speech: Cornelia Hulla, Yves Barou, Jozef Niemiec (ETUC) and Fernando Vasquez (EC)
Session 1 – The challenges of human globalization
- The map of migrations within, from or towards Europe
- Human globalization seen from China, Africa, Eastern Europe…
- Who will take advantage of this global melting pot, and how?
Session 2 – Will the European labor market provide the necessary human resources for the economy?”
- The trends of the worldwide labor market
- Professional transitions and paths
- Risks of manpower shortages, shifts in competencies and reactivity of education and training systems
- Investment in human heritage
- Will migrations fill the gap?
- A greater need for strategic workforce planning and job prospective?
Elena Ambrosetti: Population ageing in Europe: past trends and future challenges
Jean-Christophe Dumont:A micro-economic approach to the labour market and migrations
Session 3 – How to blend cultures in an effective manner? How to build effective organizations in a global world?
What is the value-added of diversity, cross-fertilization and corporate melting pot in international companies? How to build a competitive advantage from the European working culture and social model? What can we learn from emerging countries’ cultures? Globalization and corporate organizations
- Steve Jefferys: How to adjust to a more diverse workforce?
- Paul Mayer: Managingmotely in the context of enlarged organizational units
- Yves Litzelmann: The Dassault Experience
- Loïc Hislaire: Secularism at the SNCF
Session 4 – Corporate policies to increase professional, national and international mobility within European companies?
New trends for expatriation policies. How to take work-life balance and new lifestyles into account? Perceptions and barriers to mobility
- Jérôme Julia: craft and high pots
- Jean-Christophe Sciberras: Expatriation
- Stephen Bevan: Psychological Adjustment to International Relocation
Session 5 – Sharing experiences by sub-groups about diversity and management
How to promote teamwork in a global and diverse company taking advantage of new technologies? Could Europe lead the way for a more modern and global management? How to take advantage of greater diversity?