Vlatka Hlupic is Professor of Business and Management, CEO of The Management Shift Consulting Ltd as well as Founder and CEO of the Drucker Society London. It has been for the third consecutive year that her work has been recognised by the prestigious top 30 international list in which she is ranked at position 11 this year.
The awards were based on a combination of nominations from HR Directors and practitioners for the work that had inspired and had the most impact on how they approach their role; research conducted by Ashridge Business School, and input from an expert panel of executive head-hunters and HR Directors.
The nominated candidates were judged according to the practical relevance and commercial impact of their work, visibility and sharing of their ideas, significance of published works, degree of challenge and originality of ideas, as well as level of personal influence in the past year.
Professor Hlupic is also a renowned professional keynote and TEDx speaker and has appeared on 50 public platforms since 2015. She has published over 200 articles in journals, business publications, books and conference proceedings, and has won several awards for her contributions. One of her recent books entitled “The Management Shift: How to Harness the Power of People and Transform your Organization for Sustainable Success”, an award-winning best-seller, has been one of Forbes’ top eight business books in 2014.
Commenting on the HR Thinkers award, she said: “I am delighted and very humbled to have my work recognised in this way for the third consecutive year. I feel extremely proud to be part of this prestigious HR community of thinkers.
“Helping individuals, companies and society create happier, more purposeful and successful workplaces is my passion - it’s my life purpose. It gives me drive, energy and motivation, and it’s hugely satisfying to see the practical impact of my ideas."