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Research & Resources
Our research is an invaluable source of latest thinking and guidance in key areas of learning, performance management, organisation development, talent and people strategy.
January 12th 2018
HR Directors' Briefing Paper: Facing Disruption
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.
CRF's purpose is to increase the effectiveness of the HR function, in order to drive sustained organisational performance, through developing the capability of HR professionals. With a network of over 200 leading organisations, we continue to grow as the respected focal point and knowledge source for improving corporate and individual performance.
Download a copy of our programme to find out more about the topics and research CRF will be addressing in 2018.
What did 2017 look like for us? Well...nearly 2,000 HR professionals attended CRF-led events, with over 300 hours of learning delivered. 400 senior HR and business leaders joined us in Amsterdam for our 9th International Conference and 200 participants attended CRF Learning programmes. Download our 2017 summary to find out more about our key deliverables from the past 12 months.
Within this short document, we present the executive summaries from a selection of our most recent work. While each of these articles explore a different issue, there are a number of good practice principles uniting them, all of which are required for a strong, coherent and effective people strategy.
Post-Meeting Review Notes - Deploying HR Analytics for Better Talent Management and Organisational Effectiveness
These post-meeting review notes summarise the key messages from CRF's most recent member meeting - Deploying HR Analytics for Better Talent Management and Organisational Effectiveness. If you have missed the member meeting, the notes provide a summary of the day including all presentations and case studies - Experian, Adidas and GSK.
Strategic Workforce Analytics - Findings of the CRF Research
This presentation by Gillian Pillans, co-author of the Strategic Workforce Analytics reports, summarises the key findings of the research and outlines recommendations for improving HR analytics efforts in organisations.
This presentation by Alec Levenson, Economist and Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at Marshall School of Business, looks at the common challenges and assumptions within the HR analytics field and offers solutions to these problems. Alec shares a number of models and additional resources throughout the presentation readers can access to explore the topic further.