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November 10th 2017
ING People Analytics
In this presentation from CRF's recent event 'Deploying HR Analytics for Better Talent Management and Organisational Effectiveness' in Paris, Brydie Lear, Global Head People Analytics explored how people analytics is used withing the organisation and progress made so far by the team.
HR Analytics - insights for better business decisions
This presentation by Ian MaKendrick, VP, HR Strategy Planning & Analytics at AstraZeneca, explores how AstraZeneca is using HR analytics in the business and the results seen by the organisation so far.
Lessons in Driving Innovation Through Collaboration
CRF's 9th International Conference explored the theme of collaboration and Hamish Taylor focused on how innovation can be enabled through collaboration. The focus of his talks was on the customer promise and changing the way we think about innovation and collaboration.
In her first presentation during CRF's 9th International Conference, Amy Edmondson explored the concept of teaming, the qualities needed by individuals to exceed in uncertain times, the structure of high performing teams and how to drive performance through collaboration. Download Amy's presentation to find out more.
In her second session during CRF's 9th International Conference, Amy Edmondson explored the concept of teamign further by focusing on factors that emable collaboration and teaming and the factors that inhibit it. Download Amy's presentation to find out more.
Big Teaming: Innovating through Large Scale Collaboration
In her last talk during CRF's 9th International Conference, Amy Edmondson focused on large scale collaboration and what makes it successful. Amy looked at collaboration across different teams and and sectors, virtual teaming across teams and how big teaming can be enabled. Download Amy's presentation to find out more.
In his first talk during CRF's 9th International Conference - Collaboration in a Competitive World: Driving Innovation, Efficiency and Productivity - Rob Cross shared his insights into the topic of High Performing Networks. Rob discussed the importance of of networks, their role in collaboration and why executives should pay attention to developing their networks. Rob also explored the concept of 'energizers' and 'de-energizers' and the effects they have in networks. Download Rob's presentation to find out more.
How Successful Leaders Manage Collaborative Overload
In his final presentation during CRF's 9th International Conference, Rob Cross took a more critical look at the role collaboration plays in the workplace. As business becomes increasingly global and cross-functional, silos are breaking down, connectivity is increasing, and teamwork is seen as a key to organisational success. This development is in many ways positive, but does the emphasis on the collaborative workplace create hidden dangers? Download Rob's presentation to find out more.
During his session at CRF's 9th International Conference, Alex Steele, Leadership Consultant and Jazz Pianist, performed with a live jazz band to conduct four experiments in the art of collaboration. With the use of jazz as an analogy, Alex demonstrated the collaborative process that can be drawn from jazz musicians: the improvisational mindset, responsiveness to change and disruption, accepting new and novel ideas, managing ambiguity and finding confidence in uncertainty.
How clear are you on your organisation's performance metrics? In this presentation from Corporate Research Forum's event, Improving Organisational Performance, Rebecca Homkes takes a look at the meaning behind organisational performance and what professionals should be focusing on when it comes to measuring performance.