September 23rd 2020

Zoom Interactive Event: Disruption, Self and Anxiety

On 23rd September 2020, CRF members gathered for an inspiring and challenging Zoom Interactive Event with Dr. Mee-Yan Cheung Judge, to explore the topic Disruption, Self and Anxiety – How to Remain Effective. The session considered the role of HR and OD professionals as disruptors of the system in which we work. Using the framework of Use of Self, Mee-Yan focused on the intrapersonal work practitioners need to do in order to remain ‘grounded’ and ‘unflappable’ in order to maintain impact and effectiveness in our organisations in spite of our and our clients’ anxiety.

  • Tags
  • Disruption
  • Organisation Development
  • Crisis Management
  • Coronavirus
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September 16th 2020

Zoom Interactive Event: Diversity and Inclusion: Emerging Issues

On 16th September 2020, CRF members gathered for ‘Diversity and Inclusion: Emerging Issues’, a Zoom Interactive Event. In conversation with Stephen Frost, CEO and Founder, Frost Included and former Head of Diversity and Inclusion for the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and Alastair Procter, Chief Human Resources Officer at Mediabrands, we explored the opportunities, challenges, and successes organisations are seeing as they broaden the scope of diversity and inclusion beyond gender, and as they grapple with the imperative to build and maintain inclusive cultures in remote working environments.

  • Tags
  • Diversity
  • Inclusion
  • Coronavirus
  • Coronavirus Crisis
  • Crisis Management
  • D&I
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September 16th 2020

Webinar: Diversity and Inclusion: Emerging Issues

On 16th September 2020, CRF members gathered for ‘Diversity and Inclusion: Emerging Issues’, a Zoom Interactive Event. In conversation with Stephen Frost, CEO and Founder, Frost Included and former Head of Diversity and Inclusion for the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and Alastair Procter, Chief Human Resources Officer at Mediabrands, we explored the opportunities, challenges, and successes organisations are seeing as they broaden the scope of diversity and inclusion beyond gender, and as they grapple with the imperative to build and maintain inclusive cultures in remote working environments.

  • Tags
  • Diversity
  • Inclusion
  • D&I
  • Coronavirus
  • Crisis Management
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September 10th 2020

Zoom Interactive Event: Strategies for Downsizing with Compassion and Care

On 10th September 2020, CRF members gathered for Strategies for Downsizing with Compassion and Care, a Zoom Interactive Event. Research Director Gillian Pillans led JC Townend, CEO, UK & Ireland, LHH, Julie-ann Keeble, Head of HR, Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd., and Ian Hunter, Partner, Bird & Bird, in discussion on how the best organisations support those at risk of redundancy, how to prepare and support leaders who manage the process and how to ensure ongoing business performance by managing engagement of those who stay.

  • Tags
  • HR Strategy
  • People & HR Strategy
  • Employee Wellbeing
  • Employee Relations
  • Coronavirus
  • Coronavirus Crisis
  • Crisis Management
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July 29th 2020

Zoom Interactive Event: Trust in the Workplace

On 29th July 2020, CRF members gathered for ‘Trust in the Workplace’, a Zoom Interactive Event. Professor Veronica Hope-Hailey, President of Strategic External Engagement at the University of Bath, discussed how organisations maintain or repair trust in the face of a crisis. What challenges do organisations face as they implement redundancy programmes, restructure, nationalise, or retrench after a crisis, and how do they rebuild and recover?

  • Tags
  • Trust
  • Coronavirus
  • Coronavirus Crisis
  • COVID-19
  • Crisis Management
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July 22nd 2020

Zoom Interactive Event: The Agile Dashboard

On 22nd July 2020, CRF and PARC members gathered for The Agile Dashboard, a Zoom Interactive Event. Professor Joe Perfetti explained how leaders can design agility into their organisations, and how getting leaders ready to be these agility architects may just be the most important step in securing organisational survival and success.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Agility
  • Leadership
  • COVID-19
  • Strategic HR
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July 10th 2020

Zoom Interactive Event: Thriving After a Crisis – Diverting Danger and Creating Future-Proof Organisations

On 10th July 2020, CRF and PARC members gathered for Thriving After a Crisis – Diverting Danger and Creating Future-Proof Organisations, a Zoom interactive event in partnership with IMD Business School. IMD Professors Howard Yu and Mark Greeven discussed how the most successful organisations are responding to the crisis, and demonstrated that, across industry sectors, common behaviours, mindsets and organisation cultures distinguish those organisations that are faring best. We also explored the role of the HR community in enabling organisations to be light on their feet to thrive in any possible future.

  • Tags
  • Crisis
  • Crisis Management
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Future of Work
  • HR Strategy
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July 10th 2020

Thriving After a Crisis – Diverting Danger and Creating Future-proof Organisations - Prof. Howard Yu and Prof. Mark Greeven Slides

These are session slides used by Professors Howard Yu and Mark Greeven from the IMD Business School for the Zoom Interactive Event, Thriving After a Crisis on 10th July 2020.

  • Tags
  • Crisis
  • Crisis Management
  • COVID-19
  • Coronavirus
  • Future of Work
  • HR Strategy
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July 7th 2020

Briefing Paper: Thriving After A Crisis: Ramp Up Strategic Strength Through This Tough Time

This paper discusses, creating a culture and organisation design that facilitates fast decision making and learning from experiments is an area where HR can make a significant contribution to organisation performance. Yu, Greeven and Shan show us that it’s not just digital startups that are poised to benefit from the economic rebound, and outline some steps we all can take to be better prepared.

  • Tags
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Coronavirus
  • Innovation
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July 3rd 2020

Post Meeting Notes - Diversity And Inclusion Discussion Forum

At a Zoom Interactive Event on 2nd July, CRF hosted Diversity and Inclusion professionals and experts in discussion on the topics of organisational responses to Black Lives Matter and emerging issues around remote inclusion. This summary shares some of the key insights from the discussion.

  • Tags
  • Diversity
  • Coronavirus
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July 2nd 2020

Post Meeting Notes – HRBP's: Reset And Thrive – Helping Businesses Prepare For An Uncertain Future

On 1st July 2020, CRF members gathered for HRBPs: Reset and Thrive – Helping Businesses Prepare for an Uncertain Future, a Zoom Interactive Event. Director of CRF Learning Nick Holley and Neil Morrison, Director of HR, Severn Trent, discussed how HRBPs can help their organisations thrive in the post-COVID-19 landscape.

  • Tags
  • Learning and Development
  • Coronavirus
  • Leadership
  • HR Business Partnering
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June 17th 2020

Post Meeting Notes - Grow The Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit

At a Zoom Interactive event on 17th June, Professor Alex Edmans led a webinar for CRF and PARC members in which he discussed his findings with particular relevance to incentives and reward.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • corporate social responsbility
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