September 10th 2019

Responsible Business – Unilever

Unilever's Vice President HR Business Transformation, Nick Dalton, gave this presentation explaining his view on Unilever's responsible business strategy. He adopts an approach including the seven great waves of HR: paternalism, power, process, profit, people, paradox and planet. How has the HR function changed over the years, starting from industrial relations to personnel to human resources, and how is responsibility linked to this?

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September 12th 2019

Post Meeting Notes: Responsible Business: How can HR Drive the Agenda?

Following our event on 10th September 2019, these post meeting notes summarise the key messages from the day. We were joined by speakers including Nick Dalton, Unilever, Dee Corrigan, Blueprint for Better Business, David Grayson, Cranfield School of Management, and our own Carmen von Rohr. Each had their own take on responsible business and how it is impacted by HR. What is HR's role in developing and implementing a responsible business strategy and what is a purpose led business? Read the notes to find out more.

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  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
  • Organisation Development & Change
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September 10th 2019

Responsible Business: How can HR Drive the Agenda?

This presentation is taken from the CRF event on 10th September 2019, Responsible Business: How can HR Drive the Agenda? What are the factors that drive business interest in responsibility? We focus on the three themes during the day, including purpose, culture and leadership, and HR's role in responsible business.

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  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
  • Culture
  • Learning & Development
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August 29th 2019

Speed Read: Responsible Business: How can HR Drive the Agenda?

What is the definition of Responsible Business and how are organisations developing and implementing an appropriate strategy? Find out how the three key stakeholder groups: customers, employers and investors drive the business case for responsibility.

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  • Culture
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
  • Organisation Development & Change
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August 28th 2019

Executive Summary: Responsible Business - How can HR Drive the Agenda?

Read this executive summary for a brief overview of the full report. What does it mean to be a responsible business and what are the key factors that drive it? Learn what the key goals are for businesses, including environmental sustainability and building a more diverse and inclusive organisation.

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  • Culture
  • Diversity & Inclusivity
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
  • Organisation Development & Change
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June 18th 2019

Post Meeting Notes - Digital Culture: How Technology is Changing the Way we Work, Communicate & Behave

These Post Meeting Notes summarise the key points from CRF's 2019 Summer Lecture, Digital Culture: How Technology is Changing the Way we Communicate, Work and Behave. Rahaf Harfoush, Digital Anthropologist explains the five forces which influence our behaviour in relation to digital culture.

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  • Culture
  • HR technology
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April 22nd 2019

Speed Read: Designing Adaptable Organisations for Tomorrow's Challenges

This speed read summarises the key findings from the report, Designing Adaptable Organisations for Tomorrow's Challenges. It includes an outline of organisation design and how to design and activate an effective organisational model.

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  • Organisation Development & Change
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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