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Vibrant Economy Breakfast Series

What does the next 50 years look like for business and society?

Featuring thought leaders from Cranfield School of Management and our experts, the Vibrant Economy Breakfast Series explores issues promising to impact business and society over the next 50 years. The series marks the school's 50th anniversary and will explore the issues which promise to influence the next 50 years of business and society.

What will the future hold for Generation Alpha?

The business world will be confronted with the most demanding customers and employees in history. They’ll expect speed, responsiveness and customisation as a standard.

Born after 2010 and raised on digital technology, Generation Alpha will change the business world. There are more than 2.5 million Generation Alphas born globally every week. By 2025, they will number almost two billion.

What will the world – more specifically the business world – look like? Watch below as Joe Nellis, Professor of Global Economy, Cranfield University predicts Generation Alpha’s impact on the world and explores what this really means for businesses and the global economy.

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Coming up next in the series:

  • Unlocking the potential for growth in your people – 18 January 2017
  • Why do organisations need a core purpose? – 27 March 2018
  • The leadership illusion closing the gap between leaders' intent and workforce experience - 24 May 2018
  • The ‘Vibrant index’ how place dynamics, infrastructure and demographics influence business success – 21 June 2018

For more information about the event series please contact Kathryn Stubley.

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Our purpose in action

Each year we select 100 inspiring leaders based on their commitment to growth, innovation and purpose.

Meet the 2017 Faces of a Vibrant Economy