May 23rd 2017
Progress, Issue 5 (Full Edition)
The fifth issue of Progress takes a look at a number of topics including the future of work, learning from crises, why leaders should embrace failure, the future of HR and how it can deliver business results, ‘political savvy’ in a work environment and practical tips on selecting your next executive search firm.
It includes contributions from:
- Daniel Franklin, Deputy Editor at The Economist;
- Amy C. Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership & Management at Harvard Business School;
- Mike Haffenden, Director of Corporate Research Forum;
- Matt Nixon, Principal at Disraeli Group;
- Steve Wing, Director at Strategic Dimensions;
- Nick Holley, Director of CRF Learning.
We welcome your feedback and views on the topics addressed and would encourage you to share them with us.
Previous issues of Progress can be accessed on the CRF website.
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