“We spend most of our waking hours at work. So I spend my working hours trying to understand how people can feel like work is part of their ‘real life’ rather than a long commute to the weekend.”
Professor Dan Cable
His research and teaching focus on employee engagement, change, organizational culture, leadership mindset and the linkage between brands and employee behaviors. Dan was selected for the 2018 Thinkers50 Radar List, the Academy of Management has twice honored him with Best Article awards and Academy of Management Perspectives ranked Dan in the Top 25 Most Influential Management Scholars.
Dan is also a founding partner at Essentic, an organization dedicated to helping people discover their potential and enabling organisations to offer truly personalised fulfilment in the workplace. Essentic assessments offer individuals evidence of their distinctive strengths and the moments when they have the greatest impact on people close to them – colleagues, family and friends.
Dan’s newest book, Alive at Work, will appear in March 2018 through Harvard Business School Press. Dan’s first book was Change to Strange and he has also published two edited books and more than 50 articles in top scientific journals. His most recent research was published in Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Academy of Management Journal and Administrative Science Quarterly. This research has been featured in The Economist, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, The New York Times and Business Week.
Dan has worked with a broad range of organizations – from high-tech startups to the World Economic Forum. His recent clients include Carlsberg, Coca Cola, Estée Lauder, EY, HSBC, IKEA, McDonalds, MS Amlin, Prudential, PwC, Rabobank, Roche, Sanofi, Siemens and Twitter.