October 17th 2016

An Uncertain World – Interview with Dr. Margaret Heffernan

In this short video from our 8th International Conference in Prague, we ask our Chairman – Margaret Heffernan – about her impressions and discuss the increasing rate of change the business are facing, as well as how organisations can better prepare for the future in a climate of increasing uncertainty.

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October 15th 2019

Organisation Development Manifesto

The need for business-focused, expert Organisation Development (OD) capability has arguably never been greater than it is today. To survive and prosper over the long term, organisations must be capable of adapting to ever more rapid market and technological change.

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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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September 10th 2019

Responsible Business - Unilever

Unilever's Vice President HR Business Transformation 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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October 14th 2016

Virtual & Augmented Reality

In his final presentation at CRF's 8th International Conference, Carsten took us through an exciting new world of virtual and augmented reality and how these new technologies will shape our future.

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October 14th 2016

Scenario Planning - What Should We Do?

In his final presentation from CRF's 8th International Conference, Paul Schoemaker gives us tips on how we can learn from others, improve our peripheral vision and learn from mistakes. All to help us be more prepared for the future.

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October 13th 2016

Scenario Planning - Overview

In his opening presentations at CRF's 8th International Conference, Paul Schoemaker, wonders when was the last time you got fooled by the unexpected, when you just did not see the black swan coming or that gorilla walking by? Strategic thinkers tend to notice the unexpected sooner because they have a more prepared mind - we can too if we do scenario planning and develop a memory for the future. In this presentation we take a look at the planning process and the concept of scenario planning.

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