Laura Heath

BA (Hons)

Laura Heath is a Business Development Associate at Ashridge and has consulted with clients to support organisational change and leadership development for over 20 years. She has extensive experience of designing leadership and talent management programmes, and the development of internal consulting and customer relationship skills.

Laura is a social scientist by background and worked as a research associate with McKinsey & Co. She then joined the consultancy division of The Economist Intelligence Unit leading a number of major European research studies on the impact of technology on organisational change.

She has a particular interest in supporting HR and talent professionals to ‘partner’ with and influence business leaders. Her research interests include the impact of Generation Y in the workplace.

Laura Heath

Publications

Working strategically with talent: Challenging myths to deliver business success

Heath, L. and Pern, S. (2014) 'Working strategically with talen: Part 3 Challenging myths to deliver business success. 360 - The Ashridge Journal. Spring 2014

360° Feedback: Unguided Missile or Powerful Weapon?

Handy, L., Devine, M., & Heath, L. (1996) 360° Feedback: Unguided Missile or Powerful Weapon?, Ashridge Management Research Group, UK

Management Development to the Millennium - 1994

Wills, S. Heath, L. & Barham, K. (1994) Management Development to the Millennium, Ashridge Management Research Group, commissioned by the Institute of Management

Using IT in SMEs

Heath, L. (1990) Using IT in SMEs, Stoy Hayward

Managers and IT Competence

Gower, J. Brown, R. Heath, L. (1988) Managers and IT Competence, The Institute of Management

Information Technology: Cost Justification of IT

Heath, L. & Pye, R. (1987) Information Technology: Cost Justification of IT, ACAS

Management for the Future

Heath, L. et al, (1987) Management for the Future, FME/Ashridge