October 29th 2013

5th International Conference, Madrid: Strategy in a Changing World – Rt. Hon Michael Portillo

A closing summary of our 2013 international conference provided by conference chairman the Rt. Hon Michael Portillo. Reflecting upon the conference, Portillo summarised and guided the audience through all aspects of the two-day event including the individual keynote addresses and practitioner responses.

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September 12th 2019

Post Meeting Notes: Responsible Business: How can HR Drive the Agenda?

Following our event on 10th September 2019, these post meeting notes summarise the key messages from the day. We were joined by speakers including Nick Dalton, Unilever, Dee Corrigan, Blueprint for Better Business, David Grayson, Cranfield School of Management, and our own Carmen von Rohr. Each had their own take on responsible business and how it is impacted by HR. What is HR's role in developing and implementing a responsible business strategy and what is a purpose led business? Read the notes to find out more.

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September 10th 2019

Responsible Business - Unilever

Unilever's Vice President HR Business Transformation gave this presentation explaining his view on Unilever's responsible business strategy. He adopts an approach including the seven great waves of HR: paternalism, power, process, profit, people, paradox and planet. How has the HR function changed over the years, starting from industrial relations to personnel to human resources, and how is responsibility linked to this?

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October 29th 2013

5th International Conference, Madrid: Strategy in a Changing World - Tom Standage

Keynote speaker session of the ‘Technological Change' segment at CRF's 5th International Conference in Madrid from Tom Standage, Digital Editor at The Economist.

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October 29th 2013

5th International Conference, Madrid: Strategy in a Changing World - John Kay

Keynote speaker session of the 'Economic Change' segment at CRF's 5th International Conference in Madrid from leading economist, John Kay.

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October 29th 2013

5th International Conference, Madrid: Strategy in a Changing World - Gideon Rachman

Keynote speaker session of the 'Political Change' segment at CRF's 5th International Conference in Madrid from Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist, Financial Times.

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November 28th 2012

Facing Up to a Changing World

This article is based on the research conducted for Professor Adrian Done’s book, Global Trends: Facing Up to a Changing World.

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