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PROGRAM - Dr. Michael Bazigos: Using Analytics to Reinvent Workforce Planning
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When: 2/12/20
5:00 - 7:30 pm
Where: ILR School of Cornell University
570 Lexington Avenue, bet. 50th & 51st Streets
12th Fl.
New York, New York  10022
United States
Presenter: Dr. Michael Bazigos, Accenture
Contact: Alison Normand

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The traditional workforce playbook is obsolete. Rapid changes in technology and demography are reshaping the workplace in profound ways, forcing many people leaders to confront new questions for which relevant previous experience is unavailable.


New times demand new playbooks, which are being reinvented on the fly. New workforce management approaches allocate work between humans, technology, and their combination, while struggling to somehow maintain the “human” in the equation.


This session will describe how organizations are approaching future workforce planning, unpack the ‘4B’ formulation: Build, Buy, Borrow and Bot, and comment on approaches for newskilling at scale. Session reviews strategic questions raised in the HRPS November 2018 newsletter, will conclude with specific action suggestions for HR leaders to consider.



Dr. Michael Bazigos
Senior Partner & Global Managing Director


As senior partner and global managing director of Accenture Strategy’s talent and organizational analytics business, Dr. Bazigos helps organizations perform by managing by the evidence. He leads a high-growth practice as its chief executive, principally in the areas of future workforce, leadership, cultural agility, talent, inclusion, and automation.


Before joining Accenture, he was vice president of OrgSolutions at McKinsey & Co., where he published frequently on organizational strategy in the McKinsey Quarterly. Earlier leadership roles spanned both industry and consulting at KPMG, IBM, and PwC Consulting. He lectured at Columbia University’s graduate program in social-organizational psychology as an adjunct. As an education dean, he founded Pace University’s Center for Urban Education, working to equalize the distribution of opportunity in the NY metropolitan area.


Dr. Bazigos earned his PhD and MPhil in Social-Organizational Psychology at Columbia University, his MA in Industrial Psychology at NYU, and BA in Psychology at Pace University.