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April 15th 2019

Talent on the Move: Time for a Rethink?

With technology being such a fundamental aspect of our lives, this report focuses on global talent issues, the challenges businesses are likely to face and how digitalisation and globalisation are key to business growth. What is predicted to happen with the future of talent management? How effective are organisations in managing global talent and what are the options for moving people in the future? A number of recommendations for improving global talent management pipelines are included, along with ways to increase its effectiveness.

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  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
  • Talent
  • HR technology
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March 20th 2019

Digital Disruption - Exploring the Implications for Leaders & Leadership Development

This report explores the implications of the Digital Age specifically for leadership and leadership development. We examine how the role and expectations of leaders are changing in the Digital Age and review the implications of these changes for leadership development practices.

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  • Leadership
  • Learning & Development
  • HR technology
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February 18th 2019

Harnessing the HR Technology Revolution

HR technology is a vast and rapidly changing field, touching every aspect of HR. As more and more processes become automated, technology plays an ever larger role in HR's efficiency and effectiveness. This report explores the opportunities and risks associated with HR technology and aims to provide HR professionals with the relevant information to develop HR technology capability within their organisation.

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  • HR technology
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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February 12th 2019

The Strategic HR Leader's Essentials: A CRF Toolkit

How can HR, as a function, remain relevant to the business and ensure long-term success? We think the answer lies in building and sustaining a professional function that is commercial and closely aligned with the business strategy. Access this CRF Tollkit to learn about the models and frameworks that will help your HR function in achieve this objective.

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  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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March 15th 2019

The Lateral Organisation: A Solution for Managing Complexity

This document provides a brief overview of the types of lateral capabilities needed to help organisations adapt and react to changes in the business environment. It also explores agility and scale, two core fundamentals in organisations, and how to balance these.

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  • Organisation Development & Change
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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January 9th 2019

HRD Discussion Paper: Organisational Risk

How aware are your HR leaders and their team of your company’s business risks? Almost every example of business misfortune can be reframed as a case of mishandled risk. This paper looks at foreseeable business risks and poses a question - what role does the human element play in mitigating risks?

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  • Risk & Governance
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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December 12th 2018

End of Year Review - 2018

In 2018, 1,750 HR professionals attended CRF-led events, with over 300 hours of learning delivered. Over 350 senior HR and business leaders joined us in Lisbon for our 10th International Conference and 500 participants attended CRF Learning programmes. Download our 2018 summary to find out more about our key deliverables from the past 12 months.

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  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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December 3rd 2018

Progress - Issue 6 (Full Edition)

The sixth edition of of our e-magazine - Progress - takes a look at the number of topics including the future of work, building high-performing teams, the value of HR analytics and the skills required to succeed in a top HR role. In each issue of Progress we focus on three areas important for every HR professional - your organisation, your role and your career.

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  • Learning & Development
  • People Strategy
  • Analytics & Evaluation
  • Performance Management & Engagement
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Presentations

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April 5th 2019

Unleashing the Power of our People

This presentation from Brigitte E. Gubler, Head Leadership & Personal Growth Academy, Head Novartis Universities explores types of business drivers and how leadership expectations are likely to change. It includes a real life example of how Novartis are implementing digital capability into their organisation.

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  • HR technology
  • Leadership
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April 5th 2019

The 127 Year Old Start Up Leadership Development Challenge

Derek Bruce, Director of Leadership Development at Signify explains who Signify are and what they do. How are they evolving in times of change as a business and what leadership development strategies do they have in place?

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  • HR technology
  • Leadership
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April 5th 2019

Disruptive - Imagine, Incubate, Innovate

In this presentation, Lina Guerrero from Sanitas, Bupa, explores how the start up search and selection operates. What strategies does Disruptive have in place to scout start ups who wish to change the world of health? How does leadership impact this and what can leaders take away and implement in their own organisations?

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  • HR technology
  • Leadership
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April 5th 2019

Where is the Wise Leadership?

Trevor Hudson delves into the types of leadership behaviours and explains the "magnificent 7" types of leaders. How does organisational wisdom link to leadership and what can leaders do in order to grow wisdom within their organisation?

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  • Leadership
  • HR technology
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Tools

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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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  • Organisation Development & Change
  • People Strategy
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February 4th 2019

Case Notes Compendium – Strategic Workforce Analytics

How can the HR function build analytics capability to help deliver the business strategy and improve organisation performance? How are other organisations approaching this and what success are they having with HR analytics in areas of leadership, compensation and benefits, talent management, and recruitment? Find out from this compendium of case studies.

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  • Analytics & Evaluation
  • Leadership
  • Talent
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August 20th 2018

CRF Survey Slide Pack: Designing Adaptable Organisations

Today’s organisations exist in a context of rapid and continuous change, digital disruption, and complexity. The key challenge for organisation designers in this context is to balance the organisation’s core tension between agility and scale. Access this document to learn more about the current pace of change and redesign in organisations.

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  • Organisation Development & Change
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August 9th 2018

CRF Survey Slide Pack: Strategic Workforce Analytics

Workforce analytics is a fast-growing discipline in HR, with companies making significant investments in systems, tools and people. This document provides a more detailed look at the results of our survey that informed CRF research report - 'Strategic Workforce Analytics'.

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  • Analytics & Evaluation
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Videos

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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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  • People Strategy
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January 10th 2018

How can workforce analytics capability be improved?

Are you looking to begin your workforce analytics journey? Perhaps, you are looking to improve your organisation's current HR analytics processes? Listen to our interview with Alec Levenson for some tips on both.

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  • Analytics & Evaluation
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January 10th 2018

What challenges is HR facing with people analytics?

Are you experiencing challenges with your current people analytics efforts? Listen to our interview with Alec Levenson to lean more about the most common mistakes made by those starting out.

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  • Analytics & Evaluation
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July 17th 2017

What are the recent trends in learning? - Interview with Nigel Paine

Catch-up on missed member events by watching our 3-minute videos. In our July 2017 interview, we speak to Nigel Paine, author of 'The Learning Challenge'.

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  • Learning & Development
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