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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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.

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  • 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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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 3rd 2018

Progress - Issue 6: How to prepare for the future of work

Withing this sixth edition of oue e-magazine - Progress - Mike Rosenberg, Associate Professor, Strategic Management Department at IESE Business School takes a look at past predictions around the future of work and highlights some possible scenarios that could play out in the future.

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  • Business Models
  • Decision Making
  • Demographics
  • Forecasting
  • Generational Issues
  • Gig Economy
  • Global Strategy
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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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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October 9th 2018

The Future of Jobs, Work and Working

Businesses today operate in a constantly evolving geopolitical, economic, and social landscape. At the same time, the changing demographics of the workforce and rapid advances in technology are radically altering the future of work. What will future jobs look like, and how can organisations anticipate, source, and deploy the skills and talent they will require to meet tomorrow’s strategic needs? Find out more about the CRF European masterclass on the future of work and the impact of this evolution on HR and the development and retention of talent.

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  • Business Models
  • Demographics
  • Forecasting
  • Generational Issues
  • Gig Economy
  • Global Strategy
  • Organisation Development
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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August 13th 2018

Case Notes Compendium - Resourcing

Are you interested in different examples of how businesses are responding to the challenges of strategic resourcing in today’s competitive, global, and technology-driven landscape? Then download this compendium to read about different approaches from Cisco, B&Q, McDonald's, Microsoft, and many more!

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Conflict
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Demographics
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Employee Retention
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Employee Voice
  • Equal Pay
  • Flexible Working
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Generational Issues
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Pay
  • Resourcing
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Strategy
  • 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.

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  • 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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April 25th 2018

Culture Change: It's all about the people

What is the role of leadership in culture building? Access this presentation from Garry Ridge, President & CEO of WD-40 to understand the importance of certain leadership traits and behaviours that have a profound effect on organisational culture.

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  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Conflict
  • Culture
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Voice
  • Executive Compensation
  • Flexible Working
  • Generational Issues
  • Giving Feedback
  • Leadership
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Motivating People
  • Negotiations
  • Strategy
  • Workforce Trends
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March 11th 2017

Research Report: Strategic Workforce Analytics

Workforce analytics has become a hot topic in organisations over recent years, promising potential business benefits and positive business impact And yet only a quarter (27%) of respondents to a recent CRF survey find that their organisation's people analytics capability allows them to identify opportunities to make decisions that lead to better business outcomes. It is evident that while there is demand for HR analytics, companies are struggling to implement strategic workforce analytics programmes and achieve business impact through HR analytics.

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  • Analytics
  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Conflict
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • Employee Voice
  • Flexible Working
  • Generational Issues
  • Giving Feedback
  • Global Strategy
  • Hiring
  • HR Models
  • Leading Teams
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Political Savvy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategy
  • Wellbeing
  • Workforce Trends
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January 10th 2017

HR Manifesto

CRF has been researching the field of HRM, and turning this into actionable recommendations implemented by HR functions, for over 20 years. We have built an understanding of how the function and role of HR has evolved, how its reputation has varied and the fads that have come and gone. We have gained insight into what works, what doesn’t, and under what circumstances. Our work contrasts with many self-appointed experts and gurus offering their view of the world based on unsubstantiated opinions. We prefer an approach rooted in the principles of social science based on evidence. Our intention in this manifesto is to give our views on the business context, the necessary organisation response and how and in what ways the role of HR and its function can make an enhanced contribution.

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  • Behavioural Science
  • Business Models
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Demographics
  • Forecasting
  • Generational Issues
  • Gig Economy
  • Global Strategy
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing People
  • Wellbeing
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November 17th 2016

New Paths for Employee Engagement

Are we thinking about employee engagement in the right way? This presentation by Theresa Welbourne explores a different perspective on looking at engagement and employee engagement programmes. Moving from simply looking at engagement itself to asking a question - Engaging in What?

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  • Conflict
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Voice
  • Flexible Working
  • Generational Issues
  • Performance Management
  • Strategy
  • Workforce Trends
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