Talent & organization / human potential

Helping leaders create transformation by enriching the relationship between people and technology.

Driving growth through people and technology

Change is constant and accelerating faster than ever. Transformation is compressed. Customer and employee expectations have radically shifted how companies must work and deliver. The C-Suite and Boards are being held accountable in ways we have not seen in the past.

To address today’s most pressing challenges and unlock the most compelling opportunities, leaders need to move fast.

While many believe innovative technology is the answer to rapid change, it's only part of the solution. The most successful companies elevate people and put them at the center of change.

Because nothing changes if people don’t.

We help leaders create transformation by enriching the relationship between people and technology.

We help clients to reimagine their business, build workforces with the leaders and cultures to accelerate change, and create and deliver employee experience and HR services. Our focus on sustainability, inclusion, diversity & equity (ID&E), purpose, and board effectiveness helps CEOs drive a Workforce Transformation agenda.

When people enjoy omni-connected experiences and are connected to each other, their leaders and their work, they create value for the business.

Conversations with our leaders

Christie Smith: Global Lead, Talent & Organization Accenture

Modern CEO priorities: Empathy, transparency and trust

Christie Smith and Martha Cotton

Christie Smith and Martha Cotton talk Fjord Trends 2022

Christie Smith and Billie Jean King

Owning your truth: Billie Jean King on authenticity

Advancing inclusion, diversity & equity

Customer, workforce and shareholder expectations have vaulted Inclusion, Diversity & Equity (ID&E) as a major priority for C-suite leaders.

Businesses are under great pressure to deliver value for all shareholders: to turn their responsible goals into actions and create lasting impact. Those that succeed are sustainable organizations which embrace ID&E at their core.

ID&E is a powerful driver of growth, brand, and societal impact, creating value for workforce, customers, shareholders and communities. From opening up new pathways for attracting, engaging and retaining talent, to creating diverse teams that foster innovation and new market opportunities, companies that embed ID&E across their organization amplify their purpose and values while furthering growth objectives.

"C-suite leaders are driving sustainable business practices, which include ensuring a workforce that’s inclusive and diverse in every way," said Christie Smith, lead for Talent & Organization at Accenture.

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In the spotlight

Recent news, acknowledgements, and more.

YSC Consulting is now part of Accenture

Accenture Acquires Leadership Firm YSC Consulting

Accenture has acquired YSC Consulting, a CEO advisory and leadership consultancy that helps organizations align leadership strategies to achieve transformational change. Read more.

Employee Experience Services

HFS ranks Accenture the no. 1 provider for employee experience services

Accenture recognized as leader in delivering superior employee experience and helping clients drive meaningful organizational transformation. Read more.

Workforce Insight is now part of Accenture

Accenture acquires Workforce Insight

Accenture has acquired Workforce Insight, expanding its enterprise workforce management capabilities. Read more.

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Workforce blog

Unlock human potential and drive workforce transformation to give enterprises a competitive advantage.

The future of work? Healthy and productive first.

Care for your workforce’s specific needs to shape a modern future of work. Accenture’s Christie Smith explains how to build the future of work.

How modern leaders create winning cultures

Agile, responsible and connected leaders can create organizational cultures built on trust and belonging. Accenture’s Simon Hayward highlights how.

A caring economy can yield a three trillion GDP boost

A renewed focus on social sector jobs benefits people and business. Accenture’s Mary Kate Morley Ryan explains how.

How new technology is transforming business and shaping our future


Ideas for a Radically Human future

Our ecosystem

We extend our business capabilities through a powerful ecosystem of market leaders and innovators.

Case studies

How do you radically reposition after an industry collapse? Soitec has tripled revenue and profitability with Accenture’s Business Futures approach.

Global biopharma company embraces innovation to improve work-life balance.

Accenture developed an approach that reimagines the future of work by creating connected, flexible & inclusive experiences.

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Future of work

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What we think

Our leaders