March 25th 2020

Post Meeting Notes - Coronavirus Pandemic: HR Directors and Experts Discussion Forum

After two Zoom events hosted by CRF with various HR Directors and Experts, we discussed which HR policy actions are being taken during the Coronavirus crisis, how to support a workforce during the crisis, and issues we may be facing around remote working. These post meeting notes give an overview of the discussions.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Being an HR Director
  • Employee Engagement
  • HR Strategy
  • Wellbeing
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March 23rd 2020

Remote Working Recommendations

Remote working has become a significant factor within a flexible working environment, and especially amidst the current outbreak of COVID-19, remote working is a reality for more of us than ever before. This document summarises some recommendations for maximising the effectiveness of this way of working.

  • Tags
  • Productivity
  • Remote Working
  • Coronavirus
  • Communication
  • Wellbeing
  • Employee Engagement
  • Developing Employees
  • HR Strategy
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March 23rd 2020

CRF Coronavirus Statement

The circumstances of the last few weeks have had an unprecedented impact on individuals, business and society as a whole. Whilst we are all uncertain as to the future, we have to make some decisions and assumptions about the Coronavirus epidemic and how CRF will continue to deliver value and support to our members, partners and broader network.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Employee Engagement
  • Wellbeing
  • HR Strategy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
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March 5th 2020

Aligning your Employee Experience with your Brand

This presentation was given by Amy Sawbridge at the CRF event, HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations in Stockholm. She discusses what a brand stands for and why it matters. How important is brand consistency and how well aligned is your employee experience with your brand?

  • Tags
  • HR Strategy
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employer Brand
  • Business Performance
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March 5th 2020

New Mindsets Needed by HR to Execute Strategy

At the CRF event, HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations in Stockholm, Fredrik Schuller, Executive Vice President of BTS gave a presentation on what HR needs to do to execute a business strategy. He discusses the difficult challenges that clients may face, including performance and transformation. How should we change our mindsets to better match our business strategy? What are our default reactions to change?

  • Tags
  • Business Models
  • HR Strategy
  • Change Management
  • Business Performance
  • Transformation
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March 5th 2020

HR’s Role in Creating Purpose and Meaning in Organisations

At our CRF event, HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations, John Whelan MBE, Director of CRF, discussed how HR creates purpose in business. What impact has digital disruption had, and how till technology change the nature of jobs? How is the role of organisations changing in society and what steps can we take to ensure our supply chains match our values? How can we deal with growth, innovation, speed and agility? What can we do to ensure we have an inclusive culture that promotes wellbeing?

  • Tags
  • Strategic HR
  • HR Strategy
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • HR Technology
  • Culture
  • Wellbeing
  • Inclusion
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March 5th 2020

CRF Creating Purposeful Organisations with Fredrik Schuller

In March 2020, CRF (Corporate Research Forum), held a masterclass titled: HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations. Watch this short interview with one of the event speakers Fredrik Schuller from BTS, answering questions on organisational purpose and the implications for HR.

  • Tags
  • HR Strategy
  • Organisation Design
  • Organisational Structure
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March 5th 2020

Post Meeting Notes - HR Leader's Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations

These post meeting notes are from the CRF event in Stockholm, HR Leaders' Forum: Building Purposeful Organisations.

  • Tags
  • HR Strategy
  • Employer Brand
  • Employee Value Proposition
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February 19th 2020

Better Conversations: Why they Matter and How to Have Them

This presentation from Wanda Wallace is from the CRF Residential Workshop: Better Conversations: Why they Matter and How to Have Them. She explores how much time we should spend preparing for difficult or important conversations and the purpose of our conversations at work. How can we adapt to different styles and best deal with others? What types of defensiveness are there? How do we increase other people's levels of trust in ourselves?

  • Tags
  • HR Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Culture
  • Difficult Conversations
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December 16th 2019

CRFCast - Organisation Development - Does the World Need OD? with Chris Worley

In conversation with Professor Chris Worley, expert in organisation design and development, we discuss CRF’s Organisation Development Manifesto. Our conversation covers why OD is an essential capability for organisations to develop, the current state of the OD field, how OD practitioners can up their game in helping improving the effectiveness of their organisations, and how we can build greater agility into organisation design.

  • Tags
  • Organisation Design
  • Organisation Development
  • HR Strategy
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December 10th 2019

CRFCast - Leadership in the Age of Expertise with Wanda Wallace

One of the toughest transitions for leaders is progressing from a role where your value is largely driven by expertise, into a broader spanning role, which demands a different set of skills, relationships and a change in mindset about the value you add as a leader. In conversation with Wanda Wallace, author of You Can’t Know It All: Leading in the Age of Deep Expertise, we discuss how leaders can anticipate and prepare for the transitions required, and practical advice on what this means for leadership models and strategies for leadership development in our organisations.

  • Tags
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • HR Strategy
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November 10th 2017

HR Analytics - insights for better business decisions

This presentation by Ian MaKendrick, VP, HR Strategy Planning & Analytics at AstraZeneca, explores how AstraZeneca is using HR analytics in the business and the results seen by the organisation so far.

  • Tags
  • Analytics
  • HR Strategy
  • Machine Learning
  • Strategic Reward
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