OrgVue by Concentra - Infographic: Connect People to Profit - The Economic Benefits of Workforce Planning

Productivity growth is vital for organizations to stay competitive. Yet most greatly under-invest in a ‘spray and pray’ approach to productivity initiatives. This infographic summarizes the findings from the CEBR study into how workforce planning improves performance.

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March 5th 2020

HR’s Role in Creating Purpose and Meaning in Organisations

At our CRF event, HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations, John Whelan MBE, Director of CRF, discussed how HR creates purpose in business. What impact has digital disruption had, and how till technology change the nature of jobs? How is the role of organisations changing in society and what steps can we take to ensure our supply chains match our values? How can we deal with growth, innovation, speed and agility? What can we do to ensure we have an inclusive culture that promotes wellbeing?

  • Tags
  • Strategic HR
  • HR Strategy
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • HR Technology
  • Culture
  • Wellbeing
  • Inclusion
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March 5th 2020

CRF Creating Purposeful Organisations with Prof. Alyson Meister

In March 2020, CRF (Corporate Research Forum), held a masterclass titled: HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations. Watch this short interview with one of the event speakers Prof. Alyson Meister from IMD Business School, answering questions on how changes in the business environment are affecting the nature of careers and can true purpose be authentic in purely financially driven organisations?

  • Tags
  • Organisational Performance
  • Organisational Structure
  • Business Performance
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March 5th 2020

CRF Creating Purposeful Organisations with Fredrik Schuller

In March 2020, CRF (Corporate Research Forum), held a masterclass titled: HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations. Watch this short interview with one of the event speakers Fredrik Schuller from BTS, answering questions on organisational purpose and the implications for HR.

  • Tags
  • HR Strategy
  • Organisation Design
  • Organisational Structure
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March 5th 2020

Post Meeting Notes - HR Leader's Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations

These post meeting notes are from the CRF event in Stockholm, HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations.

  • Tags
  • HR Strategy
  • Employer Brand
  • Employee Value Proposition
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February 19th 2020

Post Meeting Notes - Better Conversations: Why they Matter and How to Have Them

These post meeting notes summarise the key takeaways from the CRF residential workshop: Better Conversations, Why they Matter and How to Have Them with Wanda Wallace.

  • Tags
  • Communication
  • Culture
  • Organisational Culture
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February 19th 2020

CRF Better Conversations with Dr. Wanda Wallace

In February 2020, CRF (Corporate Research Forum), held a member workshop titled: Better Conversations - Why they matter and how to have them, led by Dr. Wanda Wallace. Watch this short interview with Wanda, answering the key questions of why conversations matter for organisation performance, what are the key obstacles to great conversations and what is the role of trust.

  • Tags
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Organisational Performance
  • Culture
  • Employee Engagement
  • Trust
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January 28th 2020

Forecasting and How to Improve It - with Margaret Heffernan

Why is our approach to forecasting so poor? Journalist, author and former CEO Margaret Heffernan on why even the best forecasters can only predict for 400 days, and on why greater emphasis is needed on scenario planning.

  • Tags
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Corporate Governance
  • Decision Making
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January 28th 2020

Creating an Experimentation Culture - Interview with Sarah Gillard

Creating an experimentation culture is a challenge for any organisation. In this interview, Sarah Gillard, People Strategy Manager for John Lewis Partnership, discusses their efforts to encourage experiments within the organisation, and on how the secret is in less top-down scenario planning, but in celebrating smaller, local area successes.

  • Tags
  • Organisational Culture
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January 28th 2020

Scenario Thinking - Interview with Dr. Kris De Meyer

Simulating scenario thinking is essential for any organising wanting to improve its forward planning. In this interview, we discuss with King's College London neuroscientist, Dr. Kris De Meyer, how his Shutdown simulation, created for the Cabinet Office, uses immersive learning to improve people's ability to imagine different scenarios and plan for them.

  • Tags
  • Learning and Development
  • Behavioural Science
  • Coronavirus
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