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19 February 2018
2018 International Conference Brochure: Building & Sustaining High Performance Teams
Now in its 10th year, CRF’s annual international conference is one of the largest gatherings of senior HR Directors in Europe, delivering two days of intellectual challenge, stimulation and learning. The theme for this year’s conference is 'Building and Sustaining High Performance Teams – Learning from Analogies’, and will consider the way elite sportspeople, the military and musicians come together and perform at the highest level for sustained periods.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.
Director, Corporate Research Forum
Mike has worked in Senior HR roles in the US and Europe with major international businesses including Avon, Rowntree, Unilever and Hewlett Packard.
He founded CRF as a research consortium to investigate the principles and practices that make a difference in people management. He applied the same principles in forming PARC, a research group investigating good practice in the area of performance, reward and governance. He is also a founder of Strategic Dimensions, a leading HR recruitment business.
Mike sets the agenda for CRF/PARC’s annual international conference which has become Europe’s premier HR event. He speaks and comments at company events, judges on industry award programmes and is on the council of the Guild of HR Professionals. His extensive network embraces academics, politicians, business leaders, journalists and the senior HR profession.
He is particularly interested in how leadership teams embrace People Management and how this enhances (or detracts from) business performance.
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Masters or Servants? What Role Will Robots Play in the Workforce of the Future? - SD Worx
Technological capability continues to increase, fuelled by growth in flexible cloud resources, and the development of new computing architectures that can be easily tailored to specific applications. But how will this ever-advancing capability impact on the world of work and the HR function, in particular?Launch
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Employee experience can be a positive, powerful, and ultimately human experience, in which employees are able to invest more of their whole selves into the workplace.1 Recent research (published in The Employee Experience Index: A new global measure of a human workplace and its impact) by the IBM Smarter Workforce Institute and Globoforce’s WorkHuman® Research Institute has resulted in the development of a new Employee Experience Index – measuring its five core dimensions: Belonging, Purpose, Achievement, Happiness, Vigor.Launch
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February 19th 2018
2018 International Conference Flyer: Building & Sustaining High Performance Teams
Now in its 10th year, CRF’s annual international conference is one of the largest gatherings of senior HR Directors in Europe, delivering two days of intellectual challenge, stimulation and learning. The theme for this year’s conference is 'Building and Sustaining High Performance Teams – Learning from Analogies’. This flyer provides a brief snapshot of the event including keynote speaker line-up, topics and content, and registration details.Read Event Document
January 12th 2018
CRF Learning 2018 Open Programme: Becoming an Effective HRD
This programme will improve capability in planning, implementing and evaluating HR initiatives and supporting delegates in managing key organisational relationships. Attendees will typically be the Head of an HR Centre of Excellence / Expertise, Head of an HR Shared Services Operation or a Senior HR Business Partner, with aspirations of a first HR Director role, or be new in position as a HR Director, or be looking to significantly increase the effectiveness and business impact as an existing HRD.Read Event Document
January 12th 2018
CRF Learning 2018 Open Programme: HRBP- Business Catalyst
This programme will go beyond developing skills to shifting mindsets, and will focus on moving from a HR focus to a business focus. Attendees will be existing HR Business Partners, specialists moving into the role or HR Managers ready for a more strategic position.Read Event Document