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March 10th 2010

Building Personal Resilience: Key Concepts & Strategies

Many hundreds of studies show that shadow sides, anxiety, sadness, unwelcome thoughts, and inner critics are part and parcel of being human. What differentiates people with psychological strength is not whether they have these experiences, but rather how they respond to them.

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February 3rd 2010

Employee Engagement and Organisational Performance

This presentation accompanied our event, Employee Engagement & Organisational Performance.

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  • Employee Engagement
  • Organisational Performance
  • Performance Management
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January 28th 2010

Employee engagement and organisational performance

This research report takes stock of where the concept of employee engagement has got to some 10 years after becoming a popular management concept, and after a couple of years of recession. It analyses what has and hasn't yet been learnt.

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  • Conflict
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Voice
  • Flexible Working
  • Generational Issues
  • Giving Feedback
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Performance Management
  • Strategy
  • Workforce Trends
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January 28th 2010

Executive Summary: Employee engagement and organisational performance

This executive summary provides an overview of the full research report, which takes stock of where the concept of employee engagement has got to, some 10 years after becoming a popular management concept, and after a couple of years of recession. It analyses what has and hasn't yet been learnt about employee engagement and organisational performance.

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  • Conflict
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Voice
  • Flexible Working
  • Generational Issues
  • Giving Feedback
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Performance Management
  • Strategy
  • Workforce Trends
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January 14th 2010

Enhancing performance through employee engagement – MacLeod Review

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  • Conflict
  • Developing Employees
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Voice
  • Flexible Working
  • Generational Issues
  • Giving Feedback
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Performance Management
  • Strategy
  • Workforce Trends
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October 1st 2006

HR's Role in M&As

With experts agreeing that the majority of M&As have under-performed or failed to deliver value because of under-estimating people issues, the report examines the role of HR in successfully managing M&As.

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August 1st 2006

Improving Performance Through Appraisal Dialogues

This report examines whether the formal dialogue in performance appraisal between an employee and their manager is effective in improving the employee's performance. Through member input, the characteristics of effective appraisals are revealed including how they can be used to align individual and organisational goals and different appraisal techniques.

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  • Giving Feedback
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Performance Management
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August 1st 2006

Executive Summary: Improving Performance Through Appraisal Dialogues

This executive summary outlines the key themes and recommendations from the full research report, Improving Performance Through Appraisal, which examines whether the formal dialogue in performance appraisal between an employee and their manager is effective in improving the employee's performance. Through member input, the characteristics of effective appraisals are revealed, including how they can be used to align individual and organisational goals and different appraisal techniques.

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  • Analytics
  • Giving Feedback
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Performance Management
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November 1st 2005

The Role of the Board in Creating a High Performance Organisation

While the focus on boards and directors in recent years has been on the impacts of regulation, we find that more businesses destroy value through strategic mismanagement at board level than fraud or malpractice. This report attempts to redress the balance, exploring the role of the board in creating a high-performance business. As part of the research that informed this report, CRF interviewed directors, board chairs, chief executives and several executive and non-executive directors, along with other advisers and consultants to gain a high level of insight into the current state of boards at UK listed companies.

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  • Boards
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Giving Feedback
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Performance Management
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