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.

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  • Analytics
  • HR Strategy
  • Machine Learning
  • Strategic Reward
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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

Post Meeting Review Notes - Developing an Effective HR Strategy

This review summarises key findings of the related CRF research report and the research/experience of Cornell professor, Pat Wright.

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  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Executive Compensation
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • HR Strategy
  • 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.

  • Tags
  • Being an HR Director
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Global Strategy
  • HR Models
  • HR Strategy
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategic Reward
  • Wellbeing
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