May 16th 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. Using a combination of survey data and other research, this report looks at the subject of business acumen in relation to current and future HR functions, and the importance of this to overall business performance.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Performance Management
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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September 12th 2012

Succession Planning a Practical Approach - Royal Mail

A succession planning case study with Royal Mail's Helena Platt. Helena's presentation delves into the organisation's talent strategy and provides HR professionals with helpful questions to consider when identifying future successors.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Stress
  • Wellbeing
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February 2nd 2012

Developing an Effective HR Strategy, Professor Patrick Wright

Following his presentation at a workshop held by Corporate Research Forum on Developing an Effective HR Strategy, Patrick Wright, Professor of Strategic Human Resources at Cornell University, shared some of his views on HR strategy.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • HR Strategy
  • Political Savvy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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February 2nd 2012

Strategic HR Organisation

Effectiveness of HR has been a topic of discussion in the business world for quite some time. How do we develop an effective HR/people strategy?

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Storytelling
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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February 2nd 2012

Developing People Strategy - AB Sugar's Story

Find out how AB Sugar developed their people strategy in this brief presentation by Quintin Heath and pick up ideas for your organisation.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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January 19th 2012

Executive Summary: Developing an Effective HR Strategy

This is the executive summary for the full CRF report on Developing an Effective HR Strategy to support organisational needs. Research for this report found that much progress still has to be made for HR to be regarded as ‘strategic’ and as a key contributor to business strategy. It fleshes out both the business needs and the issues HR must face in such a role.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • HR Strategy
  • Organisation Development
  • Performance Management
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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January 19th 2012

Developing an Effective HR Strategy

Research for this report found that much progress still has to be made for HR to be regarded as ‘strategic’ and as a key contributor to business strategy. It fleshes out both the business needs and the issues HR strategy must face in such a role. Guidelines are also provided on this role, people strategy and communicating/evaluating that strategy, as are useful case studies. Essential recommendations are made.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • HR Strategy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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May 12th 2011

Assessing Senior People - Prudential Case Study

How does Prudential tackle recruitment, development and assessment within the organisation? In this presentation Priscilla Vacassin focuses on Prudential’s people strategy and assessment methods which will help you answer this question and reconsider assessment methods within your organisation.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Developing Employees
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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February 11th 2011

Women at The BBC - a complex Story

A brief look at BBC’s strategy to ensure equal representation of women across the organisation. Thoughts on future direction are also outlined towards the end.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Diversity
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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October 25th 2010

HR Challenges & Strategies for Success

This presentation by Patrick Wright at our 2010 International Conference in Budapest asked the question, what is HR leadership and what role does strategy play in this? It also looked at influencing through coaching, counselling and the impact of human frailties.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Executive Compensation
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Learning and Development
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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October 25th 2010

Putting the individual at the centre of change – GlaxoSmithKline

In this presentation GSK discusses the strategy of changing the individual in an attempt of bringing change to the organisation. The topics of learning and performance are also discussed.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Developing Employees
  • Giving Feedback
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Learning and Development
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Organisation Development
  • Research & Development
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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