Tom Peters Lecture Event as iCalendar

08 March 2018

12 - 1pm

Venue: The University of Auckland Business School, Level 3, Decima Glenn Room (310), 12 Grafton Road, Auckland, 1010

The Excellence Dividend – meeting the tech tide with work that wows and jobs that last

Host: Professor Jayne Godfrey, Dean, University of Auckland Business School
Catering: No lunch provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Join us for a unique opportunity to hear from leading business management guru and one of the world greatest business thinkers, Tom Peters.

Tom has preached the gospel of ‘people first’ for over thirty five years and in today’s rapidly changing business environment, this message is even more important than ever. In a world where people often do not feel engaged with their work Tom offers a brilliantly simple roadmap for any business leader and organisation to follow.  With his unparalleled expertise and inimitable charisma, we invite you to come, have some fun, and hear how you and your organisation can thrive amid the tech tide and uncertainty.

Tom Peters

About Tom Peters

Tom Peters first gained worldwide attention with his ground-breaking 1982 bestseller In Search of Excellence, co-written with Robert Waterman, and today is acknowledged as one of the 100 most influential figures in modern business. He continues to be in constant demand for lectures and seminars and in 2017 received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Thinkers50

Tom studied civil engineering at Cornell University (BCE, MCE), followed by an MBA and PhD in business at Stanford, and spent his early career in the US Navy, at the White House, and at McKinsey & Company, where he became a partner before leaving to set up his own consulting practice. Sixteen books and 35 years later, he has been instrumental in shaping management thinking through his work as a consultant, writer, columnist and public speaker.

The impact of his work has led to honorary doctorates from institutions including the University of San Francisco and the State University of Management in Moscow, and dozens of associations in management, leadership, innovation, marketing and design have honoured him.

Tom has given more than 2,500 speeches, spoken to three million people, and presented in 48 states and 67 countries. His most recent book The Excellence dividend – Meeting the tech tide with work that wows and jobs that last is due to be published in April 2018.

He is a vocal advocate for more widespread female leadership and a passionate advocate of New Zealand with a home in this country. Tom Peters is a Distinguished Adjunct Professor of the University of Auckland Business School.


You are welcome to bring a friend or colleague along to this event.

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Paid parking is available at the Owen G Glenn Building. View more details.