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September 16th 2020

Briefing Paper: Diversity and Inclusion: Emerging Issues

The purpose of this Briefing Paper is to explore the challenges associated with building more inclusive workplaces for racial/ethnic minority colleagues, and the emerging opportunities and challenges around inclusion in remote working environments. Specifically, we look at how the Black Lives Matter movement is reshaping conversation and practice, and we explore what HR can do – in practical terms – to harness the new opportunities remote working brings for diversity while making sure that teams maintain inclusive practices.

  • Tags
  • D&I
  • Diversity
  • Inclusion
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July 7th 2020

Briefing Paper: Thriving After A Crisis: Ramp Up Strategic Strength Through This Tough Time

This paper discusses, creating a culture and organisation design that facilitates fast decision making and learning from experiments is an area where HR can make a significant contribution to organisation performance. Yu, Greeven and Shan show us that it’s not just digital startups that are poised to benefit from the economic rebound, and outline some steps we all can take to be better prepared.

  • Tags
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Coronavirus
  • Innovation
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May 13th 2020

Let's Get (Beyond) Physical: Crafting A Multidimensional Approach To Employee Wellbeing

How can employers take a multidimensional, strategic, systematic, and 'whole-person' approach to employee wellbeing? Find out in this research report.

  • Tags
  • Wellbeing
  • Employee Relations
  • multidimensional
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
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January 14th 2020

Future Insight: Responding to Trends, Threats and Opportunities

This discussion paper outlines HR’s role in developing foresight and organisation capabilities around vigilance, future sensing, environment scanning, and agile decision making in the absence of full information.

  • Tags
  • Capability Building
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Decision Making
  • Change Management
  • Disruption
  • Globalisation
  • Managing Uncertainty
  • Transformation
  • Coronavirus
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November 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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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.

  • Tags
  • Being an HR Director
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Emerging Markets
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • International Business
  • Leading Teams
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing People
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Motivating People
  • Restructuring
  • Security & Privacy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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March 20th 2019

Digital Disruption - Exploring the Implications for Leaders & Leadership Development

This report explores the implications of the age of digital disruption, 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.

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Career Planning
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Developing Employees
  • Digital
  • Disruption
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Employee Voice
  • Executive Compensation
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Leading Teams
  • Learning and Development
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing Organisations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Motivating People
  • Political Savvy
  • Research & Development
  • Restructuring
  • Security & Privacy
  • Transformation
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February 19th 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.

  • Tags
  • Career Planning
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Developing Employees
  • Employee Voice
  • HR Technology
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing Organisations
  • Research & Development
  • Security & Privacy
  • Talent Management
  • Transformation
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February 15th 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, as well as with practical people management. Access this CRF Toolkit to learn about the models and frameworks that will help your HR function in achieving this objective.

  • Tags
  • Analytics
  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Digital
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Performance Management
  • Resourcing
  • Storytelling
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Sustainability
  • Wellbeing
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