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October 6th 2017
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.
What Place Does Reward Have in Performance Improvement?
In this presentation, David Wreford from Mercer, examined some of the recent trends that are affecting the future of work and talent urging organisations to rethink their current reward propositions. View David's presentation to learn more about a more holistic approach to rewarding employees in your organisation.
Recent Research on Performance Management: Does Anything Work?
This presentation by Gerry Ledford, Affiliated Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor at the Center for Effective Organisations (CEO), University of Southern California, explored the recent research carried out at CEO on techniques and practices used as part of performance management. To find out more about the findings of the research, please download the presentation.
How could performance discussions contribute more to improving performance?
Are you interested in how to hold an effective performance conversation with your employees, or how to help others effectively facilitate these conversations? Then this presentation from our "Organisational Performance Improvement" masterclass may be of interest.
Research Findings and Recommendations: Learning - The Foundation for Agility and Sustainable Performance
This presentation summarises the key messages and recommendations from CRF's research report - "Learning - The Foundation for Agility and Sustainable Performance". It will provide busy HR professionals with an overview of key messages and findings from the research.