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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.
2018 International Conference Brochure: Building & Sustaining High Performance Teams
Now in its 10th year, CRF’s annual international conference is one of the largest gatherings of senior HR Directors in Europe, delivering two days of intellectual challenge, stimulation and learning. The theme for this year’s conference is 'Building and Sustaining High Performance Teams – Learning from Analogies’, and will consider the way elite sportspeople, the military and musicians come together and perform at the highest level for sustained periods.
2018 International Conference Flyer: Building & Sustaining High Performance Teams
Now in its 10th year, CRF’s annual international conference is one of the largest gatherings of senior HR Directors in Europe, delivering two days of intellectual challenge, stimulation and learning. The theme for this year’s conference is 'Building and Sustaining High Performance Teams – Learning from Analogies’.
This flyer provides a brief snapshot of the event including keynote speaker line-up, topics and content, and registration details.
What is Appreciative Inquiry and how can appreciative inquiry framework help you deliver successful change projects? Access the presentation from our recent residential workshop with David Cooperrider to find out more about this unique perspective on change management.
Why do most change project fail? Often it is due to smaller committees within the organisation rolling out the change initiative through a wider organisation. However, this approach creates silos and leads to a greater resistance from a wider group. Appreciative Inquiry Summit is an alternative approach to enabling change that involves the whole organisation in the process.
Designing Adaptable Organisations for Tomorrow’s Challenges - event flyer
The rise of the digital economy has resulted in a fundamental shift in business models across industries, leading to many organisations having to reinvent themselves. For many industries, delivering solutions enabled by digital technology is not just a strategic option, but a requirement of survival. This forthcoming CRF European masterclass will explore how we need to design our organisations to remain competitive in the face of fast-changing business models and disruptive emerging competitors.
What is Organisational Culture and why should we care? Event flyer
Why do some organisations seem to be identified by their culture and their way of doing things, while other successful organisations keep a low profile and rarely figure in organisational culture debates? Join CRF’s upcoming masterclass, held in partnership with IMD Business School, to explore these and other questions.
CRF Learning 2018 Open Programme: Becoming an Effective HRD
This programme will improve capability in planning, implementing and evaluating HR initiatives and supporting delegates in managing key organisational relationships. Attendees will typically be the Head of an HR Centre of Excellence / Expertise, Head of an HR Shared Services Operation or a Senior HR Business Partner, with aspirations of a first HR Director role, or be new in position as a HR Director, or be looking to significantly increase the effectiveness and business impact as an existing HRD.
CRF Learning 2018 Open Programme: HRBP- Business Catalyst
This programme will go beyond developing skills to shifting mindsets, and will focus on moving from a HR focus to a business focus. Attendees will be existing HR Business Partners, specialists moving into the role or HR Managers ready for a more strategic position.
CRF Learning delivers a suite of development programmes aimed at enhancing the capability of the HR function and the individuals within it. The annual programme of learning is complemented by custom programmes that are designed to specifically meet the needs of your organisation. Download the 2018 CRF Learning Programme to view the range of open courses available for enrolment.