Richard Scase is a leading business strategist and business forecaster.
Professor Scase delivers authoritative and practical presentations on global trends, demonstrating how the trends will impact upon business sectors, corporate strategies and the future skill needs of employees.
Scase has been voted one of the Top Ten most influential people in Britain on personnel/human resource management issues by Personnel Today magazine.
An author of over 24 books, including the critically acclaimed ‘Britain in 2010: The Changing Business Landscape’, which painted such a vivid picture of the future that it influenced UK government policy. He has also written extensively on how to stimulate entrepreneurialism in large organisations; manage creativity; motivate and lead; and leverage corporate intelligence.
In other works he has explored the impact of incipient global trends – technological, economic, demographic, cultural, political and social – on both businesses and individuals. His latest book presents findings on his research on entrepreneurship in China and how this will impact upon the future global environment – therefore ideally placed to comment on the latest macroeconomic trends, and on how businesses and individuals should adapt to them.
As an academic, his research interests range from organisational change and entrepreneurship to the impact of Internet technologies and the restructuring of work and employment worldwide. He has a geographical breadth of experience ranging from his duties as Emeritus Professor of Organisational Change at the University of Kent and visiting professorships at the University of London, Beijing University, Auckland (New Zealand), and Monash University (Australia).
As an entrepreneur, Richard has co-founded and sold a major radio station serving the south-east of England, and an on-line provider of learning materials for corporate management development programmes. For many years he has advised entrepreneurs of strategies for business start-up and growth.
As a leading keynote speaker Professor Richard Scase combines ideas from his various areas of expertise to create “future scenarios” for his audiences, incorporating how political, social and economic ‘risk factors’ will shape the future business environment.
Every presentation is tailor made to ensure the content delivered totally relevant to the delegates.
Speaking Topics include:
- Future Business Trends
- Creativity and Innovation
- Leadership and High Performance
- Business Strategy
- Mega Trends
- HR and Employment
He has addressed audiences at a huge variety of organisations across the world including: GE, Accenture, Motorola, Citi Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers, BT, Unisys, BP, Hewlett Packard, IBM, BUPA, the National Audit Office, RBS, Royal Mail, BBC, The Cabinet Office, IoD, AIG, Xerox, News International, MI5, and the European Management Institute.
Richard has also spoken to various international trade bodies and Governmental organisations throughout Europe, plus Australia, China, America, Africa, Russia and the Middle East.