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25 May 2016
2016 International Conference Flyer: An Uncertain World - Planning for 2025 and Beyond
Our 8th International Conference will take place in Prague on 12 – 14 October 2016. Entitled ‘An Uncertain World: Planning for 2025 and Beyond’, the conference will address the need to take an informed view of the future, defining the key issues, and risks and opportunities they present.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.
To complement our content, we are pleased to share the latest thinking from our partner within this practice area.
Brexit: Handling the impact on your workforce - KPMG
Following the Brexit vote, no group will feel more anxious than the 2.9 million EU nationals living in the UK. With the government not yet stating whether these EU citizens will have the right to remain and work in Britain, what practical steps can employers take today to be prepared?
Employers can take concrete steps to understand their exposure to Brexit and mitigate its effects over the next two years – even with the picture for EU nationals still unclear.
This KPMG guide has been created to aid employers, asking questions they should be addressing, and suggesting some possible actions to fortify their workforce for the future. To access the report, please click the link below.Launch
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27 June 2017
Executive Summary: Learning - The Foundation for Agility and Sustainable Performance
Ninety six percent (96%) of respondents to a recent CRF survey believe that an organisation’s capacity for learning can be a source of competitive advantage. And yet surveys consistently show that the proportion of business leaders who are satisfied with their Learning function’s performance remains stuck at around 20%. The executive summary summs up key themes and findings of the full research report.Read more Share
9 June 2017
The Dirty Dozen: A Concise Measure of the Dark Triad
This article on the three dark aspect of personality - narcissism, psychopathy, Machiavellianism, also known as the 'Dark Triad' - was shared by our speaker, Oliver James. The paper, published by American Psychological Association, explores each of the traits and discusses a 12-item measure of the the 'Dark Triad' developed by the researchers.Read more Share
2 June 2017
CRF Learning Programme: Commercial Thinking for HR
This HR Development Programme focuses on business impact, what it means and how to achieve it, especially in HR. Focus will be placed on understanding financial metrics for those not based in financial jobs and to understand how value is created in organisations. It is aimed at HR Managers, HR Business Partners and functional HR specialists. The programme will help attendees appreciate what commercial acumen is, understand strategy and help HR professionals create value for their organisations. The programme is lead by Doctor Rebecca Homkes, Teaching Fellow at London Business School and Nick Holley, Director of CRF Learning.Read more Share