Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity Hardcover – June 7, 2016
|New from||Used from|
The Amazon Book Review
Author interviews, book reviews, editors picks, and more. Read it now
Customers who bought this item also bought
What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?
"Brilliant, timely, original, well written and utterly terrifying." - Niall Ferguson, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University
" A fascinating and thought-provoking book … a brilliant read for individuals, but should be mandatory reading for our politicians." - Shirley Cramer CBE, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Society for Public Health
"This timely, important, easy-to-read and intriguing book will make you pause and think, as well as better plan your life … Gratton and Scott’s book is a wake-up call for individuals, organizations, governments and societies." - Boris Groysberg, Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
"The authors understand implicitly that not only is the world as we know it changing beyond all recognition, but the way we lead our lives too. This book could not be more timely or necessary." - Julia Hobsbawm, Founder and CEO, Editorial Intelligence Ltd, and Honorary Visiting professor in Networking, Cass Business School
"This playfully original book … makes a compelling case that as our lives become longer and healthier, the future might just be very, very different from what we have known until now." - Daron Acemoglu, Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"[This] wonderful new book prepares us for the possibilities of this brave new world of longevity, and teaches us what it will take to thrive in it." - Professor Herminia Ibarra, INSEAD
"Too many books bemoan the economic problems facing ageing societies. This splendid book is quite different … it should be read by anyone who wants to understand how life chances and choices will be transformed in a world where living beyond 100 will become the norm." - Lord Adair Turner, Senior research Fellow of the Institute for new Economic Thinking, and previously Chairman of the UK Pensions Commission
"To understand how and why things might change, there can be nowhere better to start than with the fascinating The 100-Year Life." - Baronness Alison Wolf, Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management at King’s College, London
About the Author
Lynda Gratton is Professor of Management Practice at the London Business School where she teaches an elective on the Future of Work and directs an executive program on Human Resource Strategy. Lynda is a fellow of the World Economic Forum, is ranked by Business Thinkers in the top 15 in the world, and was named the best teacher at London Business School in 2015.
Andrew Scott is Professor of Economics at London Business School, a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford University and the Centre for Economic Policy Research having previously taught at Harvard and London School of Economics. He has served as an advisor on macroeconomics to a range of governments and central banks and was Non-Executive Director on the UK's Financial Services Authority.
Top customer reviews
A must read for all those who are concerned about tackling the weath creation and length of time needed to work before retirement..
met author at conference last week
Most recent customer reviews
I thought I will be going through content that screams fake optimism or...Read more