October 19th 2012

International Conference in Athens: Creativity & Innovation – interview with Professor Adrian Furnham

Keynote speaker of the 'Creative and Innovative People' session at CRF's 4th International Conference in Athens, Professor Adrian Furnham discusses how companies can improve the creativity of their people.

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October 9th 2018

The Future of Jobs, Work and Working

What will future jobs look like, and how can organisations anticipate, source, and deploy the skills and talent they will require to meet tomorrow’s strategic needs? Find out more about the upcoming CRF event on 29th and 30th October where we will explore these themes.

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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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May 4th 2018

CRF Research Breakfast: Perspectives on HR Technology

On the morning of 26th April 2018, CRF hosted a discussion breakfast on the future of HR Technology at the Bird & Bird offices, facilitated by Karen Ward and David Creelman. This discussion was designed to inform CRF’s upcoming research report on HR Technology, scheduled for release in Spring 2019. Members can download the post-event summary to learn about some of the current realities and the future concerns of HR professionals closely involved with the selection and use of HR technology in their organisation.

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March 8th 2018

Executive Summary: Designing Adaptable Organisations for Tomorrow's Challenges

The context for organisations today is characterised by complexity, rapid technological advances, and digital disruption. Organisations are experiencing fundamental shifts in their business models and have to constantly reinvent themselves in order to remain competitive. Indeed, 89% of respondents to our survey said their organisation had either recently reorganised or had a reorganisation underway. The research report reviews the latest thinking in organisation design, exploring how organisations are seeking to resolve a core tension: how to balance the need for agility and responsiveness to customer needs while achieving the benefits of operating at a global scale. 

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April 10th 2017

Harnessing Innovation to Navigate a Bold but Uncertain Future

This presentation summarises the key themes and ideas from CRF's member meeting - 'Harnessing Innovation to Navigate a Bold but Uncertain Future', which was held in partnership with IMD Business School on 3rd and 4th April 2017. Our main speakers, Professor Bill Fisher and Howard Yu, explored innovation dynamics, speed of change and organisational implications whilst case studies from Sky, Steelcase and W.L. Gore explored innovative practices in their organisations.

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September 10th 2014

Making Communication Fun, Memorable, but ..

Adrian Furnham's keynote presentation on Storytelling: Making Communication Fun, Memorable from our 2014 Storytelling member event.

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