August 15th 2016

CRF Prague: Czech Republic – An Industrial Powerhouse in Central Europe

In running-up to our 8th International Conference this year, CRF has collaborated with The Economist Intelligence Unit to bring you an economic overview of the Czech Republic. This comprehensive article looks at the Czech economy, the reasons behind its remarkable economic growth over the last couple of years and predictions for future economic development. We would urge all conference attendees and those interested in European economy to read the article.

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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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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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September 10th 2019

A Blueprint for Better Business

This presentation was given by Dee Corrigan, Head of Corporate Engagement at Blueprint for Better Business, at our latest CRF event, Responsible Business: How does HR Drive the Agenda? She explores the power of purpose and the way we view other people.

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October 15th 2015

CRF 7th International Conference 2015: 5-7 October, Vienna – highlights

The CRF International Conference has become an established date in the diaries of senior executives who focus on the way people add value to their organisations. Here are some of the highlights from the conference which convened 400 senior HR practitioners and business leaders from across a wide-range of international organisations including: AstraZeneca; British Airways; BT Group; Hilton Worldwide; Jaguar Land Rover; Lloyds Banking Group; Nando’s; PayPal; PZ Cussons; SABMiller; Shell; Sky; Thomson Reuters; Unilever and Vodafone.

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October 15th 2015

CRF 7th International Conference 2015: 5-7 October, Vienna - Key messages

This video provides an overview of the key messages from the presentations of our 2015 conference keynote speakers.

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