November 14th 2018

The Future of Jobs, Work and Working

What are the forces shaping the future of work and careers? In this CRF report, we take a look at the trends shaping the future of jobs in 2018 - economic, demographic and technological changes influencing future talent needs today. Recommendations for HR professionals are also discussed.

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  • Analytics
  • Being an HR Director
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Business Models
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Demographics
  • Developing Employees
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Emerging Markets
  • Equal Pay
  • Forecasting
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Generational Issues
  • Gig Economy
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Machine Learning
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Research & Development
  • Restructuring
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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August 20th 2018

CRF Survey Slide Pack: Designing Adaptable Organisations

Today’s organisations exist in a context of rapid and continuous change, digital disruption, and complexity. The key challenge for organisation designers in this context is to balance the organisation’s core tension between agility and scale. Access this document to learn more about the current pace of change and redesign in organisations.

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Emerging Markets
  • Executive Compensation
  • HR Models
  • Managing Organisations
  • Organisation Development
  • Reorganisation
  • Restructuring
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July 9th 2018

Executive Summary: Resourcing - How HR's Core Competence is Evolving

Finding, developing and retaining the talent needed to execute strategy is a key business priority, and is an area where HR can make a substantial strategic contribution. Competition for top talent remains strong and companies are required to be more inventive in developing resourcing strategy. Access the executive summary of CRF's research - 'Resourcing - How HR's Core Competence is Evolving' - to discover key findings and recommendations.

  • Tags
  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Developing Employees
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Employer Brand
  • Giving Feedback
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Research & Development
  • Resourcing
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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June 28th 2018

Resourcing - How HR's Core Competence is Evolving

Finding, developing and retaining the talent needed to execute strategy is a key business priority, and is an area where HR can make a substantial strategic contribution. Access this CRF report to learn about key developments in resourcing and how to improve the effectiveness of your recruitment processes.

  • Tags
  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Developing Employees
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Employer Brand
  • Generational Issues
  • Giving Feedback
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Research & Development
  • Resourcing
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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June 28th 2018

Speed Read: Resourcing - How HR's Core Competence is Evolving

Finding, developing and retaining the talent needed to execute strategy is a key business priority, and is an area where HR can make a substantial strategic contribution. Access this Speed Read to quickly examine the key areas for resourcing strategy improvement discussed in CRF's research report - Resourcing - How HR's Core Competence is Evolving.

  • Tags
  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Developing Employees
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Giving Feedback
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Research & Development
  • Resourcing
  • Security & Privacy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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May 11th 2018

Performance-Centred Leaderhip

High-quality leadership is imperative to organisations in today’s business context, characterised by constant and rapid change, complexity, and digital disruption. David Taylor, founder of The Naked Leader, shared his insights on how to make success inevitable and how to strengthen the relationship between HR and executive leaders, while also offering practical how-to leadership advice.

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  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Executive Compensation
  • Leadership
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March 8th 2018

Designing Adaptable Organisations for Tomorrow's Challenges

The context for organisations today is characterised by complexity, rapid technological advances, and digital disruption. Organisations are experiencing fundamental shifts in their business models and have to constantly reinvent themselves in order to remain competitive. Indeed, 89% of respondents to our survey said their organisation had either recently reorganised or had a reorganisation underway. This research report reviews the latest thinking in organisational design, exploring how organisations are seeking to resolve a core tension: how to balance the need for agility and responsiveness to customer needs while achieving the benefits of operating at a global scale.

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Being an HR Director
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Emerging Markets
  • Equal Pay
  • Executive Compensation
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing Organisations
  • Motivating People
  • Organisation Development
  • Pay
  • Remco
  • Reorganisation
  • Restructuring
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
  • Organisation Design
  • Organisational Structure
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March 8th 2018

Executive Summary: Designing Adaptable Organisations for Tomorrow's Challenges

The context for organisations today is characterised by complexity, rapid technological advances, and digital disruption. Organisations are experiencing fundamental shifts in their business models and have to constantly reinvent themselves in order to remain competitive. Indeed, 89% of respondents to our survey said their organisation had either recently reorganised or had a reorganisation underway. The research report reviews the latest thinking in organisational design, exploring how organisations are seeking to resolve a key tension: how to balance the need for agility and responsiveness to customer needs while achieving the benefits of operating at a global scale.

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Emerging Markets
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • Managing Organisations
  • Organisation Development
  • Reorganisation
  • Restructuring
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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January 12th 2018

HR Directors' Briefing Paper: Facing Disruption

Are you worried about potential disruption within your business field and how it might affect the future of your organisation? Perhaps, you have identified some disruptors already and need effective strategies to prepare your business? In this paper we highlight some new or newish trends that may significantly influence your business and suggest some coping mechanisms to ensure that both HR and the overall business can survive in the face of new challenges.

  • Tags
  • Disruption
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Economics & Society
  • Risk
  • Talent Management
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November 22nd 2017

Compendium of CRF Research 2017

Within this short document, we present the executive summaries from a selection of our most recent work. While each of these articles explore a different issue, there are a number of good practice principles uniting them, all of which are required for a strong, coherent and effective people strategy.

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  • Agility
  • Analytics
  • Being an HR Director
  • Business Education
  • Business Models
  • Business Processes
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Culture
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Diversity
  • Emerging Markets
  • Forecasting
  • Giving Feedback
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • International Business
  • Leading Teams
  • Learning and Development
  • Managing Organisations
  • Managing People
  • Managing Uncertainty
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Negotiations
  • Political Savvy
  • Potential
  • Reorganisation
  • Restructuring
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Sustainability
  • Wellbeing
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October 13th 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.

  • Tags
  • Collaboration
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Leading Teams
  • Meetings
  • Productivity
  • Strategic Reward
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October 6th 2017

Lessons in Driving Innovation Through Collaboration

CRF's 9th International Conference explored the theme of collaboration and Hamish Taylor focused on how innovation can be enabled through collaboration. The focus of his talks was on the customer promise and changing the way we think about innovation and collaboration.

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  • Collaboration
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Innovation
  • Meetings
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