Performance Management & Engagement
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14 July 2016
Progress - Issue 4: Discovering the meaning of Brexit
Within this fourth edition of our e-magazine - Progress – Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator at the Financial Times, discusses the outlook for British businesses after the 2016 European Referendum result.More info
CRF produces a number of practical business and people management tools on relevant topics to our members. Our tools provide a series of templates to help develop processes which will meet the needs of your organisation.
15 January 2016
Effective HR & Employee Engagement
This is a guide to designing and implementing effective initiatives, interventions or projects. It is written with “engagement” in mind, but has general application.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.
David is a Partner at Mercer and European Practice Leader for Workforce Rewards. He helps clients across Europe maximise the value from their rewards by increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of their reward programmes. He is particularly interested in helping organisations develop the broad proposition that attracts and excites the best people. He works across most sectors but particularly enjoys working with organisations with a high sense of social responsibility (in the private, public and third sectors) and what this means for their reward and talent programmes.
Dr. Debra France
Leadership Development, Focused Learning for Engineers and Scientists, W.L. Gore & Associates
Dr. Debra France is a researcher and designer focused on leader and innovator development at W. L. Gore & Associates, an enterprise acknowledged for sustained innovation.
Since it was founded in 1958, Gore has operated as a lattice organization to optimize innovation. Debra researches Gore’s organic processes and designs these principles into learning experiences, leadership practices, and organizational processes.
For more than two decades Debra has led design teams that provide learning analysis and support for leaders, technologists and innovators. She was the Learning Leader for SEMATECH, the semiconductor manufacturing research consortium, and she led Executive and Management Development at Dell Computer. With a dissertation study on cultural practices that support innovation, she earned her doctorate from Columbia University in Leadership and Organizational Learning.
Global Head of HR
Alex Fergus is Global Head of HR at Thomson Reuters, where he leads the Human Resources team for the Financial & Risk business, providing HR leadership and support to successfully deliver the strategy, culture and growth priorities of the business. Before joining Thomson Reuters, Alex spent 10 years at British Petroleum plc (BP) and 3 years at Castrol Lubricants where he was Global Head of HR.
Dr Nigel Guenole
Academic and Executive Consultant
Dr Nigel Guenole is an academic at University of London. He is co-author of ‘The Power of People: Learn how successful organizations use workforce analytics to improve business performance’. Nigel has published extensively in journals including Industrial Organizational Psychology and Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology. He teaches on talent management and statistical modelling. Nigel leads a team at IBM that is training cognitive computing systems in behavioural science.
Group HR Director, Unipart Group
John Greatrex has held a number of HR Leadership roles in a variety of sectors both in the UK and internationally. Before joining the Unipart Group, John held senior HR positions in a number of organisations including Diageo, the Dalgety group and the BBC. He currently holds the position of Group HR Director for the Unipart Group of Companies. In this role, John is responsible for all aspects of the HR function as well as leading the Company’s CSR activities and leading the Health & Safety and Payroll functions. John has a particular interest in achieving transformational change by combining Continuous Improvement techniques together with an Employee Engagement approach. In his spare time, John is also a trustee of the Institute of Employment Studies and a trustee of his local Citizen’s Advice Bureau.
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EU-US Privacy Shield: recorded Webinar and what to expect from the death of Safe Harbor
On demand webinar to analyse the Privacy Shield, announcements and answer a number of questions on how businesses should react.Launch
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12 September 2017
What Do we Mean by Performance?
How clear are you on your organisation's performance metrics? In this presentation from Corporate Research Forum's event, Improving Organisational Performance, Rebecca Homkes takes a look at the meaning behind organisational performance and what professionals should be focusing on when it comes to measuring performance.Read more Share
12 September 2017
What Place Does Reward Have in Performance Improvement?
In this presentation, David Wreford from Mercer, examined some of the recent trends that are affecting the future of work and talent urging organisations to rethink their current reward propositions. View David's presentation to learn more about a more holistic approach to rewarding employees in your organisation.Read more Share