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January 27th 2020

Future Insight: Responding to Trends, Threats and Opportunities - Meeting Review

Read a summary of our January 2020 event on building foresight capability and planning for uncertain outcomes. The event featured contributions from Margaret Heffernan, neuroscientist Dr Kris De Meyer, Dan Barnard of fanSHEN and Sarah Gillard of John Lewis Partnership.

  • Tags
  • Behavioural Science
  • Capability Building
  • Change Management
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January 14th 2020

Future Insight: Responding to Trends, Threats and Opportunities

This discussion paper outlines HR’s role in developing foresight and organisation capabilities around vigilance, future sensing, environment scanning, and agile decision making in the absence of full information.

  • Tags
  • Capability Building
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Decision Making
  • Change Management
  • Disruption
  • Globalisation
  • Managing Uncertainty
  • Transformation
  • Coronavirus
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September 23rd 2019

2020 CRF Learning Programme

CRF Learning is built on Corporate Research Forum’s 25 years of unparalleled HR experience. Our suite of HR learning and development programmes target enhancing the capability of the HR function and the people within it. We’re able to leverage our research and resources to help HR professionals rethink their whole approach to HR, making a fundamental difference to organisational performance. From human resources business partners, to HR directors, managers and facilitators, our 2020 CRF Learning Programme seeks to develop the individuals within HR, whilst also supporting the capability of the people function to deliver the organisational strategy. We can engage with organisations and human resources business partners on a bespoke basis, developing custom solutions tailored to the specific requirements and context of your organisation.

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May 31st 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: Agile HR: Sky UK Case Study with Tracey Waters

Tracey Waters, Head of People Engagement and Development at Sky UK, discusses how her team have deployed agile development techniques to transform their working methods and increase the business impact of learning and development. Tracey describes four behaviours that underpin Sky’s approach: being collaborative, iterative, data-driven and person-centric. We discuss some practical lessons learned from implementing agile.

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Capability Building
  • Career Planning
  • Developing Employees
  • Leading Teams
  • Learning and Development
  • Organisation Development
  • Research & Development
  • Risk
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May 22nd 2019

Webinar: Harnessing the HR Technology Revolution

Explore the opportunities and pitfalls of the new HR technology landscape for organisations, featuring Rami Pukkila from Nokia, Ian Bailie of myHRfuture Academy, Nigel Guenole from Goldsmiths, University of London, and Gillian Pillans, CRF’s Research Director.

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May 17th 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: How to Connect with People in a Virtual World with Nick Morgan

Face-to-face communication is becoming rarer in the modern workplace, with ever more interactions taking place virtually. However, research shows that virtual communication is much less effective, and it’s hard to build trust that’s essential to effective relationships at work. In conversation with Nick Morgan, author of Can You Hear Me? How to Connect with People in a Virtual World, we discuss the pitfalls, how to improve communication in remote and/or virtual working environments, and the role HR policies can play.

  • Tags
  • Coaching
  • Culture
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Diversity
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Receiving Feedback
  • Security & Privacy
  • Transformation
  • Coronavirus
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May 2nd 2019

Webinar: Effective Performance Management - Discussing the Latest Practice

Gerry Ledford, Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at USC will be discussing the latest research and practice in Performance Management with Hugh Mitchell, formerly Chief HR and Corporate Officer, Shell International.

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March 6th 2019

BUPA Digital Transformation: Turning Digital Inside Out

How can HR technology assist companies on their overall digital journey and digitilisation? Download this presentation from Bupa to learn about their jouney.

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  • Digital
  • Machine Learning
  • Security & Privacy
  • Time Management
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March 6th 2019

Driving HR in the Digital World

Are you looking to undertake a major HR systems transformation? Take a look at AstraZeneca's example to help you on the journey.

  • Tags
  • Digital
  • Leadership
  • Machine Learning
  • Security & Privacy
  • Time Management
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