July 1st 2015

Progress – Issue 3: Business Partner – making it work

Within this third edition of our e-magazine - Progress – John Whelan, HR Director at BAE Systems, identifies what makes an effective HR Business Partner.

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June 19th 2013

Spring Symposium 2013 - Interview with Geoff Lloyd & Des Pullen

Geoff Lloyd (Serco's Group HR Director) and Des Pullen (Group HR Director at Associated British Foods) discuss how to support the growth and development of the high potential talent within organisations and define the key skills and qualities required for the HR leaders of tomorrow.

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May 15th 2014

Spring Symposium 2014 - Interview with Kath Durrant, Rolls-Royce

Kath Durrant, Group Director of Human Resources at Rolls-Royce, identifies the key skills and qualities HR leaders of tomorrow should possess.

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May 15th 2014

Spring Symposium 2014 - Interview with Deborah Baker, BskyB

Deborah Baker, Director for People at BSkyB, describes the opportunities existing within the HR function for those within the early stages of their careers.

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October 25th 2010

Business Strategy & Common Sense

This presentation by Marcus Alexander at our 2010 International Conference in Budapest examines the impact of strategy on performance, the challenges associated with making strategic decisions and the strategy process.

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September 14th 2015

The business of business: Business acumen, strategy, value creation, and measuring it all: A rapid review!

A detailed resource exploring business acumen and business strategy.

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May 16th 2013

Executive Summary: Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function

HR often has to justify itself over its role, its output and its added value. In some cases this is deserved as we become involved in unsubstantiated opinion, fads and fashions, are reluctant to use data or are unable to evaluate our initiatives.

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