Steelcase announced today (Oct. 4, 2021) Sara Armbruster has succeeded Jim Keane as president and chief executive officer. Keane, who previously announced his plan to retire in January 2022, will continue at Steelcase as vice chair until his retirement from the company.
Simon Sinek, bestselling author of “Start with Why” and “Leaders Eat Last,” challenges long-held conventional notions about business and leadership in his newest book “The Infinite Game.” Hear why he says we’re all unwitting players, why we should stop focusing on our competition and what so many leaders get wrong.
Former Steelcase CEO Jim Keane discusses how Steelcase is using technology to improve productivity and pave new career paths for people. He took part in the Revolutionizing Manufacturing panel at the Business Roundtable CEO Innovation Summit in December 2018.
Re-envisioning of the work environment. Mackinac system consists of distinct “microzones” that support focused work, collaboration among 2-3 colleagues, privacy for rejuvenation as well as easy accessibility for learning and socializing — all in a compact footprint that works in both a private office or a totally open floor plan.
As work is increasingly digitized, networked and automated, is a new kind of leadership required? Guillaume Alvarez, Steelcase senior vice president, Europe, Middle East and Africa, joined a panel at the 9th Global Peter Drucker Forum to discuss how to foster energy and engagement in new business settings. (Photo/Video: Global Peter Drucker Forum 2017).
Read more in his Drucker Forum blog A Recipe for Authentic Leadership to Boost Innovation.
Every CEO in every industry is talking about disruption: the sense that new digital technologies, the forces of globalization, the growth of new business models and the emergence of artificial intelligence are creating new winners and losers in every industry, and redefining entire industries.