15 May 2014

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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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13 October 2017

9th International Conference Retrospective: Collaboration in a Competitive World

If you have missed CRF's 9th International Conference in Amsterdam - Collaboration in a Competitive World: Driving Innovation, Efficiency and Productivity - access a summary of all speaker presentations and conference proceeding here. Our keynote speakers included Amy C. Edmondson, Rob Cross, Hamish Taylor, Margaret Heffernan and Alex Steele.

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9 October 2017

Reclaiming Your Day: How Successful People Manage Collaborative Overload

The collaborative intensity of work has exploded over the past decade. Collaborative time demands have risen by more than 50 percent over the past decade, and most knowledge workers or leaders now spend 85 percent or more of their work time on email, in meetings and on the phone. To help address this critical issue, Rob's team conducted both quantitative and qualitative research over the past several years looking into collaborative overload. Download this article, kindly shared with CRF by Rob Cross, to find out how top executive can reclaime 18 - 24% of their time spent on collaborative tasks.

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6 October 2017

Four Experiments in the Art of Collaboration

During his session at CRF's 9th International Conference, Alex Steele, Leadership Consultant and Jazz Pianist, performed with a live jazz band to conduct four experiments in the art of collaboration. With the use of jazz as an analogy, Alex demonstrated the collaborative process that can be drawn from jazz musicians: the improvisational mindset, responsiveness to change and disruption, accepting new and novel ideas, managing ambiguity and finding confidence in uncertainty.

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29 October 2013

Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function

Corporate Research Forum interviewed a number of senior business leaders and experienced practitioners on what commercial acumen is and asked them to share their experiences, views and insights on this wide-ranging and complex subject.

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  • Career Management
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15 May 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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  • Career Management
  • Learning & Development
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16 May 2013

Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function

This report is written from the viewpoint that we believe that HR functions can make a substantial contribution to improved organisation effectiveness and business strategy.

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  • Performance Management & Engagement
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