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October 15th 2019

Organisation Development Manifesto

The need for business-focused, expert Organisation Development (OD) capability has arguably never been greater than it is today. To survive and prosper over the long term, organisations must be capable of adapting to ever more rapid market and technological change.

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August 28th 2019

Responsible Business: How can HR Drive the Agenda?

This research report explores what it means to be a responsible business and the key factors that drive it. Learn what the key goals are for businesses, including environmental sustainability and building a more diverse and inclusive organisation.

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November 15th 2019

Better Conversations: Why They Matter And How To Have Them - booking form

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  • Communication
  • Difficult Conversations
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October 11th 2019

Mercer - Agility in Action

At Mercer’s masterclass, delegates learned about how organisations have increased their agility to improve speed, nimbleness and adaptability in order to create a competitive advantage. Delegates were encouraged to answer questions such as how agile is your organisation? How agile do you need to be? And, how can you increase your own personal agility?

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  • Agility
  • Productivity
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Presentations

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November 5th 2019

Organisational development for disruptive times

Rupert Morrison, CEO of OrgVue, talked about the benefits of investing in organisation development.

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November 5th 2019

Organisation Development Manifesto presentation

Nick Holley, Director of CRF Learning's presentation on the key findings of CRF’s Organisation Development Manifesto.

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Tools

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October 11th 2019

Culture Tool

Professor John Weeks, Professor of Organizational Behavior, IMD Business School introduced a tool to help leaders think about how they can be intentional about the way they shape the culture around them. The tool distinguishes between two types of change: talk-based change and behavior-based change. Both are important, but the talk-based part typically gets more attention. Talk-based change means making the case for the change: why this change and why now? How does the culture change connect to strategy and success? How can we create a sense of urgency and, equally important, a sense of opportunity for the change? Why is this change worth the sacrifice it will entail.

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February 6th 2019

Case Notes Compendium – Designing Adaptable Organisations for Tomorrow's Challenges

Well-executed organisation design strategy can provide a competitive advantage to any business, especially in the current fast-moving business environment. How are other businesses responding to the challenges of organisation design in the face of the digital economy and challenges associated with it? Find out from this compendium of case studies.

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  • Agility
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Digital
  • Emerging Markets
  • HR Models
  • Managing Organisations
  • Organisation Design
  • Organisation Development
  • Reorganisation
  • Restructuring
  • Strategic Reward
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Videos

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June 14th 2019

How Technology is Changing the Way we Communicate, Work & Behave - Interview with Rahaf Harfoush

Technology has transformed the way that humans interact. And the pace of technological change continues to accelerate with new platforms, tools and networks. Human behaviour is changing too. Rahaf Harfoush shares her insights as a digital anthropologist, exploring the implications for humans and the organisations we work in.

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  • Machine Learning
  • Organisation Development
  • Security & Privacy
  • Strategic Reward
  • Talent Management
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June 21st 2018

Neuroscience for Leadership - Interview with Dr. Tara Swart

Are you interested in neuroscience? Then listen to Dr. Tara Swart, a medical doctor and neuroscientist practising as an executive coach, share some perspectives on the science behind leadership stress, resilience and brain agility.

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  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Demographics
  • Emerging Markets
  • Equal Pay
  • Executive Compensation
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Giving Feedback
  • Leadership
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Reorganisation
  • Restructuring
  • Strategic Reward
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Podcasts

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December 11th 2019

CRFCast - The Sponsor Effect: How Sponsorship Improves Leadership Capability and Diversity at the Top, with Sylvia Ann Hewlett

In conversation with Sylvia Ann Hewlett, an expert in talent and gender issues, we discuss her latest book, The Sponsor Effect: How to Be a Better Leader by Investing in Others. We discuss how sponsorship can enhance the careers of sponsors themselves as well as their protégés, why it’s sponsorship, and not mentorship, that really counts in progressing the leadership careers of women and minorities, and how we can design impactful sponsorship programmes in our organisations.

  • Tags
  • Leadership
  • Organisation Design
  • Leadership Development
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December 10th 2019

CRFCast - Leadership in the Age of Expertise with Wanda Wallace

One of the toughest transitions for leaders is progressing from a role where your value is largely driven by expertise, into a broader spanning role, which demands a different set of skills, relationships and a change in mindset about the value you add as a leader. In conversation with Wanda Wallace, author of You Can’t Know It All: Leading in the Age of Deep Expertise, we discuss how leaders can anticipate and prepare for the transitions required, and practical advice on what this means for leadership models and strategies for leadership development in our organisations.

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  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • HR Strategy
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Webinars

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November 4th 2019

Webinar: CRF’s Organisation Development Manifesto – A Road Map for Progress

The need for business-focused, expert OD capability has arguably never been greater than it is today. To survive and prosper over the long term, organisations must be capable of adapting to ever more rapid market and technological change.

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September 25th 2019

Webinar: Responsible Business: How can HR Drive the Agenda?

Professor David Greyson CBE, Emeritus Professor of Corporate Responsibility at Cranfield School of Management, discussed how sustainability, ethics and other topics related to responsible business have become of significant interest in recent years.

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