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Spring Symposium 2014 – interview with Nick Laird, Ceridian

Nick Laird, Chief Commercial Officer at Ceridian, advises on how to find the benefits in a business case and the best way to get a project signed off internally.

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

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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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October 29th 2013

Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function

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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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