Managing people, managing organizations-A seminar on Mobility

Date: 9:00 - 17:00 12 November 2015
Location: Shanghai, China

Benefits and contradictions of Mobility : global trend and specificities in China

About the topic: Mobility as a managerial as well as a societal command

Today everyone is expected to be mobile and flexible, changing job, employer, business, places …many times in a life time. But what are the objectives of mobility? Does this imperative of mobility correspond symmetrically to the need of business and the aspirations of the person? Looking at global trends, as well as China‘s specificities, our speakers will present and debate on the challenges and constraints in the management of mobility, and how stakeholders (people, HR, territories…) are addressing these challenges. All aspects of mobility will be discussed : organizational, functional, hierarchical as well as geographical mobility.


  • What is at stake when speaking about mobility? Which mobility are we talking about? What are the objectives?
  • What are the specific challenges faced by companies operating in China?
  • How are companies addressing those challenges? What reflections/ policies/ processes?
  • In view of the evolution of the Chinese economic model, what are the trends for the future?

About the speakers : University professors and researchers, HR Directors, Mobility experts will share and debate with the audience in an interactive format. Among our confirmed guest speakers:

  • Anne Marion-Bouchacourt , President, Société Générale Greater China
  • Bernard Fernandez, Professor Paris-Dauphine
  • Olivier Maître, Thymus, HR Management Consultant
  • Martine Le Boulaire, Senior consultant, Entreprise&Personnel
  • Ulrich Socher, HRD China & South East Asia, PSA Peugeot Citroen
  • Xiwang Yang, HRD China, Carrefour
  • Irène Thalamy, Global Talent Director, Roquette
  • Sandrine Woirnesson, Deputy CEO, Beaumanoir group
  • Harold Pradal, General Manager Greater China, International SOS

Why participate ?

In a context of an evolving Chinese economic environment, and companies’ strategies set on improving efficiency and performance, developing talents is more crucial than ever. This full-day seminar proposes to examine the concrete challenges in the management of mobility and career paths for companies, employees and HR managers, and to provide new keys to understanding and acting, by looking at academic points of view, different practices and experiences.

Professors and researchers, CEOs, HRDs consultants will share their insights and practices with HR practitioners.


  • Essca Business school, 297 Wusong lu, SHANGHAI
  • Price : CCIFC members: 1800RMB (+tax) ; Non-members: 2200 RMB(+tax)

For information on program and sponsoring opportunities:

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