June 9th 2017

Political Skills in Organizations

This paper from the Journal of Management was kindly shared by our speaker, Oliver James. It defines characteristics and dimensions of political skills, as well as effects of political skills on self and others.

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March 14th 2017

Webinar: Optimising HR's Business Contribution

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April 13th 2005

Evaluating Human Capital and Human Resources: Reporting to Top Management on People Management Processes & Outcomes

Human capital represents a considerable proportion of the intangible value of an organisation, and the ownership of human capital is split between HR and line management. This report adopts a systematic and qualitative approach to evaluation, and recommends a logical, systematic, analytical and integrated approach to HR measurement and evaluation.

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June 26th 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: Leading Transformation with Kyle Nel

Discussing Kyle’s book, Leading Transformation: How to Take Charge of Your Company’s Future, we discuss why so so few organisation transformation efforts are successful, and how we can increase the odds of achieving desired results. We explore some novel methods for stimulating and sustaining behaviour change, for example using brain scanners to measure customer reactions, or telling the story of the anticipated future state through science fiction.

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May 30th 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: Agile HR: What, How and Why? with Natal Dank

Natal Dank, who leads the global Agile HR Community, discusses how HR is going agile. Many HR teams are adopting agile development methods to increase effectiveness, improve collaboration, and become more business and customer-focused. We explore the skills and mindsets needed to implement agile in HR, and the pitfalls to avoid.

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June 9th 2017

The Dirty Dozen: A Concise Measure of the Dark Triad

This article on the three dark aspect of personality - narcissism, psychopathy, Machiavellianism, also known as the 'Dark Triad' - was shared by our speaker, Oliver James. The paper, published by American Psychological Association, explores each of the traits and discusses a 12-item measure of the the 'Dark Triad' developed by the researchers.

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May 23rd 2017

Progress, Issue 5 (Full Edition)

This issue of Progress, CRF's e-magazine, is fifth in the series and covers a range of topics from future of work to finding your next executive search firm. Progress was launched to assist in the development of your role, to support your career and broaden your awareness of the changing business environment we operate in.

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