Managing Director & Senior Partner
Debbie Lovich is a Managing Director & Senior Partner in the Boston office of Boston Consulting Group and leads the firm's work on people strategy.
Debbie has spent the last 15 years of her nearly 30-year consulting career on driving leadership and culture changes with her clients who span industries and countries. Since the onset of COVID-19, Debbie has been leading BCG’s thinking on the future of work. She believes organizations must use this unique moment to fundamentally rethink what work is. She has also applied her expertise internally at BCG, where she led the development and rollout of the firm’s global predictability, teaming, and open communication (PTO) program, an initiative implemented to improve BCG's culture and employee work-life balance. Debbie is also a bi-weekly Forbes contributor.
Unmet emotional needs top other reasons why people in location-dependent jobs would leave—needs that employers must address if they are to retain top talent.
A crisis highlights what leaders need to do in all circumstances: care for people, create safe spaces for conversation, and inspire a sense of purpose.
Senior executives say that their organizations still have a long way to go in improving the future-of-work experience for employees, especially for deskless workers.
Higher pay is the top motive for relocating. But understanding other drivers of choice can help tech hubs and employers boost their appeal to global digital talent.
They’ve been called heroes during the pandemic, but many of these workers aren’t satisfied with their jobs. Here’s what leaders can do to change that.
One-third of "deskless” workers—those who need to be physically present to do their jobs—may leave their jobs within six months. Debbie Lovich explains why these employees are looking elsewhere and what organizations can do to improve work for this group.
“Deskless” workers—those who need to be physically present to do their jobs—do not have the option to work remotely and many aren’t satisfied with their jobs. Debbie Lovich highlights key trends for leadership to consider in the future of work.
Dynamic, innovation-led economies require lots of digital technology experts. Here are measures policymakers can take to attract both digital talent and companies needing their services.
Today more than ever, we are relying on our leaders to deliver. We’re asking more of them than we have in decades.
The pandemic has caused unprecedented organizational disruption. But it also has offered valuable lessons about the way we work—and created significant opportunities.
Five key practices can unify leaders up, down, and across the organization—and spark concerted action.