April 16th 2010

Organisational development – What’s in a Name

Organisational development has a vital role to play in today's competitive, turbulent and constantly changing world in building healthy and productive organisations, argue Linda Holbeche, CIPD Director of Research and Practice, and Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge, a leading thinker on organisational change.

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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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  • Organisation Development & Change
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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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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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  • Organisation Development & Change
  • HR technology
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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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  • Organisation Development & Change
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March 29th 2013

OD Change Principles and Leadership Change Competence

A chart summarising OD change principles and leadership change competencies.

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  • Organisation Development & Change
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April 30th 2010

Organisation Design (OD) Practice Trademarks

Dr Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge and Graham Prentice examine the practice trademarks of OD practitioners in the context of the broad nature of OD work.

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  • Organisation Development & Change
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