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Research & Resources
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May 11th 2018
The Naked Leader: Q&A
Access a record of the Q&A session David Taylor held with the audience at CRF's workshop - Performance-Centred Leadership. Questions ranged from the future of leadership to the the vlue of employee engagement.
High-quality leadership is imperative to organisations in today’s business context, characterised by constant and rapid change, complexity, and digital disruption. David Taylor, founder of The Naked Leader, shared his insights on how to make success inevitable and how to strengthen the relationship between HR and executive leaders, while also offering practical how-to leadership advice.
Resourcing – How HR’s Core Competence is Evolving (Paris) - Event Flyer
The ability to attract and hire the right talent is a critical business requirement for most organisations. It is an area where HR can make a significant contribution to business outcomes. It is also a field that is undergoing significant technological change and innovation, with substantial claims being made for the capacity of new recruitment techniques to improve the quality and speed of decision making, and to enable organisations to access wider and more diverse talent pools.
This event will seek to separate the hype from the evidence, exploring how organisations can update their resourcing strategies to benefit from the latest developments in this field.
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.
What is Organisational Culture and Why Should we Care?
Why do some organisations seem to be identified by their culture, their way of doing things, of treating their employees and interacting in the market place whilst other successful organisations keep a low profile and rarely figure in organisational culture debates? Who are these organisations and who gets it right? Access the handouts from CRF's masterclass on culture change to understand why we should pay a close attention to organisational culture.
Take a look at the challenges of organisational culture change when the change is completely counter-intuitive to the wider employee population. This case study by MUFG focuses on the challenges emerging from a cross-cultural organisation.
What is the role of leadership in culture building? Access this presentation from Garry Ridge, President & CEO of WD-40 to understand the importance of certain leadership traits and behaviours that have a profound effect on organisational culture.