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October 15th 2015

A question of balance – managing recruitment risk

This report sheds light on the different types of risk involved in organisations’ recruitment practices. It finds that when the biggest risks materialise, the consequences can be as or more ruinous as a major security breach or regulatory violation. The report also examines how some organisations are seeking to minimise recruitment risk.

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  • Risk & Governance
  • Talent
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May 8th 2015

Leadership Development - is it for for purpose?

This CRF research has been a year-long project, kicking off with an event in March 2014. This explored the issues our members face in developing leaders and framed the research brief for this project.

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  • Learning & Development
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March 10th 2015

Workforce Strategy

CRF and Advanced Workforce Strategies (AWS) invited CRF members to complete the Workforce Strategy Audit Survey. This report sets out the aggregated responses of the CRF member organisations who completed the Survey.

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  • Talent
  • People Strategy
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January 30th 2015

Employee Engagement: essentials and challenges

This brief commentary on employee engagement builds on our comprehensive report Employee Engagement and Organisational Performance (2010).

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  • Performance Management & Engagement
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November 12th 2014

Employee Health and Wellbeing – whose responsibility is it?

Our research report, ‘Employee Health and Wellbeing – whose responsibility is it?’, considers the current state of health and wellbeing at work, the actions employers are taking, and the business reasons for investing in health and wellbeing.

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  • People Strategy
  • Performance Management & Engagement
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September 19th 2014

Storytelling – Getting the Message Across

Our research report, ‘Storytelling – Getting the Message Across’, considers what we mean by ‘stories’ in the organisational context, what organisations can achieve through storytelling, and what constitutes a good story.

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  • Performance Management & Engagement
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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March 21st 2014

Coaching – Business Essential or Management Fad?

This CRF research paper considers the state of the coaching market, key trends, the conditions required to make coaching effective and the current state of evaluation. The report also features a number of case studies.

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  • Coaching
  • Learning & Development
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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January 27th 2014

Trust

Our research report on Trust examines how organisations manage trust conundrums and dilemmas in the ‘real’ world. It seeks to identify what leaders and the HR function can do to resolve seemingly irreconcilable tensions and foster engagement.

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  • Performance Management & Engagement
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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November 8th 2013

HR’s Contribution to Creativity and Innovation

Building on our 2012 International Conference in Athens, this research paper explores the particular contribution HR professionals can make to develop an organisation culture that supports creativity and innovation.

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  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
  • Organisation Development & Change
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September 20th 2013

Emerging Approaches to Organisation Design

Our research report focuses on the impact of emerging organisation design solutions and how they can help manage complexity and innovation. We specifically focus on organisational agility, performance; team-based work designs; the role of internal and external networks; virtual and network organisations and designing for sustainability.

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  • Organisation Development & Change
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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