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February 12th 2018
Appreciative Inquiry and the New Change Equation
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.
Are you worried about potential disruptors within your business field and how they might affect the future of your organisation? Perhaps, you have identified some already and need effective strategies to prepare your business? In this paper we highlight some new or newish trends that may significantly influence your business and suggest some coping mechanisms to ensure that both HR and the overall business can survive in the face of new challenges.
How can workforce analytics capability be improved?
Are you looking to begin your workforce analytics journey? Perhaps, you are looking to improve your organisation's current HR analytics processes? Listen to our interview with Alec Levenson for some tips on both.