April 2nd 2020

Stop Planning, Start Preparing: Zoom Interactive Event

These slides are from the CRF Zoom Interactive Event that took place on 2nd April 2020: Stop Planning, Start Preparing. We were joined by Dr. Stephen Bungay, Director, of Ashridge Strategic Management Centre and Dr. Rebecca Homkes, London Business School. They discussed what leaders should consider to best prepare their organisations to survive, reset and thrive.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Crisis Management
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Competitive Strategy
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April 1st 2020

Post Meeting Notes - Spring Lecture: Bringing Down the Walls in Social Mobility

On 31st March 2020, CRF hosted members at our annual Spring Lecture, held this year as a Zoom Interactive Event. Professor of Finance Arturo Bris, Director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center, led a discussion of financial, economic, technological, and social development in the context of global competitiveness.

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  • Coronavirus
  • Crisis Management
  • Generational Issues
  • Economics & Society
  • Technology
  • Social Mobility
  • Competitive Strategy
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January 14th 2020

Future Insight: Responding to Trends, Threats and Opportunities

This discussion paper outlines HR’s role in developing foresight and organisation capabilities around vigilance, future sensing, environment scanning, and agile decision making in the absence of full information.

  • Tags
  • Capability Building
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Decision Making
  • Change Management
  • Disruption
  • Globalisation
  • Managing Uncertainty
  • Transformation
  • Coronavirus
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April 15th 2019

Talent on the Move: Time for a Rethink?

With technology being such a fundamental aspect of our lives, this report focuses on global talent issues, the challenges businesses are likely to face and how digitalisation and globalisation are key to business growth. What is predicted to happen with the future of talent management? How effective are organisations in managing global talent and what are the options for moving people in the future? A number of recommendations for improving global talent management pipelines are included, along with ways to increase its effectiveness.

  • Tags
  • Being an HR Director
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Emerging Markets
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • International Business
  • Leading Teams
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing People
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Motivating People
  • Restructuring
  • Security & Privacy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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March 11th 2019

Speed Read: Learning - The Foundation for Agility and Sustainable Performance

Learning plays a key role in helping organisations grow and thrive in challenging business environments. Access this Speed Read to review the recent changes in the Learning market, the changing role of learning in the organisation and our recommendations for L&D professionals.

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Developing Employees
  • Global Strategy
  • Globalisation
  • HR Models
  • Learning and Development
  • Research & Development
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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March 6th 2019

AI in HR: What, Why, Where, When, How

What is AI and how can it be applied in HR practice? Explore the answers in this presentation from Nigel Guenole, Director of Research at Goldsmiths, University of London.

  • Tags
  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Employee Voice
  • Flexible Working
  • Generational Issues
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Machine Learning
  • Remco
  • Security & Privacy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategy
  • Wellbeing
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February 18th 2019

2019 CRF Learning Programme

CRF Learning delivers a suite of development programmes aimed at enhancing the capability of the HR function and the individuals within it. The annual programme of learning is complemented by custom programmes that are designed to specifically meet the needs of your organisation. Download the 2019 CRF Learning Programme to view the range of open courses available for enrolment.

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  • Analytics
  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Developing Employees
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Research & Development
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Sustainability
  • Wellbeing
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February 15th 2019

The Strategic HR Leader's Essentials: A CRF Toolkit

How can HR, as a function, remain relevant to the business and ensure long-term success? We think the answer lies in building and sustaining a professional function that is commercial and closely aligned with the business strategy, as well as with practical people management. Access this CRF Toolkit to learn about the models and frameworks that will help your HR function in achieving this objective.

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  • Analytics
  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Digital
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Performance Management
  • Resourcing
  • Storytelling
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Sustainability
  • Wellbeing
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January 17th 2019

Speed Read: Employee Health and Wellbeing - Whose Responsibility Is It?

Wellbeing at work has become increasingly important to business performance in recent years, with many organisations implementing or reviewing health and employee wellbeing strategies. This Speed Read summarises the key concepts, ideas and recommendations from CRF's research report on employee health and wellbeing.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Conflict
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Voice
  • Flexible Working
  • Generational Issues
  • Gig Economy
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Managing Organisations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Motivating People
  • Performance Management
  • Security & Privacy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategy
  • Technology
  • Transformation
  • Trust
  • Wellbeing
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December 20th 2018

Speed Read: Assessing Potential

This Speed Read summarises key messages from CRF's research report on assessing potential. Find out how to define 'potential' and why it is important, as well as how to use the right tools and design an appropriate process for its assessment.

  • Tags
  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Developing Employees
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Potential
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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December 10th 2018

Speed Read: Rethinking Talent Management

CEOs consistently rank talent development as a top priority. However, research finds that there is generally low satisfaction with talent development capabilities within the business. Read this Speed Read to explore what organisations can do to better connect talent management practices with the overall business strategy.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Developing Employees
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Sustainability
  • Wellbeing
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December 3rd 2018

Progress - Issue 6: HR Business Partner - 4 business critical things that you probably aren't doing

Within this sixth edition of our e-magazine - Progress - John Whelan, Director at Corporate Research Forum challenges HR Business Partners to test themselves on four business critical items.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Employee Voice
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing Organisations
  • Managing People
  • Security & Privacy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Transformation
  • Wellbeing
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