Dr Jane Cherrington

Homo ex machina: The human side of business

The Briefing

Homo ex machina: The human side of business

The Fortune ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ are also the best companies to invest in, far outperforming the S&P 500 Index. Why? Because a happy, engaged workforce has become an advantage for companies utilising new models of people management geared towards improved employee engagement. But, according to Dr Jane Cherrington, companies can’t just create employee engagement, they have to create the right conditions for engagement to occur.


It turns out that the key to handling digital disruption is not through your website, your data or your team of geeks - it’s you. Drawing on a global literature search combined with indepth local interviews, Dr Jane Cherrington uncovers the critical role of leaders in managing innovation