Learning & Development
This practice area focuses on content including management and leadership development, team and individual development, and coaching
7 April 2017
What is Mentoring?
What is mentoring and what are some of the roles and responsibilities of mentoring for both the mentor and the mentee? Discover the answers to these questions using Aldred's (1998) three step model, including: exploration, new understanding and action planning.More info
Access to our Expert Advisory Forum is available online to CRF members. This in-house briefing service enables members to seek the views of a range of specialists, in addition to our own team of experienced HR professionals.
Independent L&D Consultant and Coach
David has worked in talent management, leadership development, and organisational change for over 30 years, and has held senior executive positions in the UK and US. Formerly Group Director of Learning and Development at RSA Insurance, David has worked as an independent Learning & Development Consultant and Coach since 2005. He has consulted to clients in the retail, pharmaceutical, healthcare, brewing, automobile, oil, and professional services sectors.
Research Director, Corporate Research Forum
Gillian Pillans has worked as a senior HR practitioner and OD specialist for several organisations including Swiss Re, Vodafone and BAA. Prior to her HR career, she was a management consultant with Deloitte Consulting and is also a qualified solicitor.
Gillian has written various CRF reports on subjects including HR strategy, organisation design and development, leadership development, coaching and diversity.
Mercer - Leadership in Disruption: With disruptive forces on the horizon: Are your leaders ready?
Maria, a general manager at a global pharmaceutical firm, came home after an intense day at work. She must have responded to more than 200 emails, in addition to managing internal discussions about the new business strategy and how employee engagement scores were improving. And yet, the CFO said her business unit was still not meeting its targets.Launch
L&D Lowdown, June 2019 - GoodPractice
Every month, GoodPractice's expert editorial team curate the content that matters from across the world of L&D. Stay informed and up-to-date with their pick of the best L&D news, research and practical resources. Read the June 2019 edition here.Launch
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June 18th 2019
Post Meeting Notes - Digital Culture: How Technology is Changing the Way we Work, Communicate & Behave
These Post Meeting Notes summarise the key points from CRF's 2019 Summer Lecture, Digital Culture: How Technology is Changing the Way we Communicate, Work and Behave. Rahaf Harfoush, Digital Anthropologist explains the five forces which influence our behaviour in relation to digital culture.Read Post Meeting Review
June 13th 2019
Digital Culture: How Technology is Changing the Way we Communicate, Work & Behave Presentation
In this presentation, Rahaf Harfoush explores the impacts of the digital age, taken from CRF's 2019 Summer Lecture. What are the five forces which influence our behaviour in relation to digital culture? Are we holding ourselves accountable for the impacts of our technology?Read Event Document
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.Listen to Podcast