April 2nd 2020

Post Meeting Notes - Leadership & Learning: Peer Exchange Forum

On Wednesday 1st April, CRF hosted members in a virtual peersharing event for Heads of L&D. We discussed how L&D is responding to the Coronavirus crisis, and the priorities L&D needs to focus on in the short, medium and long term. This note sets out the key points of the discussion. The document explores refocusing L&D, rethinking leadership development and repositioning leadership.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Crisis Management
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Learning and Development
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March 31st 2020

Coronavirus: What Should HR Be Doing?

In a time of crisis, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is having huge implications on business. How can HR respond and what should HR be doing? How can HR be preparing for the future in times of uncertainty? The document explores these in terms of productivity, remotivating, communication, planning and learning.

  • Tags
  • Coronavirus
  • Communication
  • Learning and Development
  • Succession Planning
  • Strategy
  • Crisis Management
  • Productivity
  • Employee Retention
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January 28th 2020

Scenario Thinking - Interview with Dr. Kris De Meyer

Simulating scenario thinking is essential for any organising wanting to improve its forward planning. In this interview, we discuss with King's College London neuroscientist, Dr. Kris De Meyer, how his Shutdown simulation, created for the Cabinet Office, uses immersive learning to improve people's ability to imagine different scenarios and plan for them.

  • Tags
  • Learning and Development
  • Behavioural Science
  • Coronavirus
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January 23rd 2020

Shutdown - Using Experiential Learning and Scenario Planning

Exploring the value of experiential learning and scenario planning to imagine and prepare for possible futures, with neuroscientist Dr. Kris De Meyer (King’s College London) and Dan Barnard, Artistic Director at fanSHEN, from their session at CRF event Future Insight in January 2020.

  • Tags
  • Learning and Development
  • Behavioural Science
  • Coronavirus
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January 15th 2020

Leadership Development - Is It Fit for Purpose?

Leadership development is at a crossroads; leadership is harder than ever, but its development hasn’t yet evolved to meet the demands of a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

  • Tags
  • Behavioural Science
  • Business Education
  • Coaching
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Learning and Development
  • Strategy
  • Succession Planning
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May 31st 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: Agile HR: Sky UK Case Study with Tracey Waters

Tracey Waters, Head of People Engagement and Development at Sky UK, discusses how her team have deployed agile development techniques to transform their working methods and increase the business impact of learning and development. Tracey describes four behaviours that underpin Sky’s approach: being collaborative, iterative, data-driven and person-centric. We discuss some practical lessons learned from implementing agile.

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Capability Building
  • Career Planning
  • Developing Employees
  • Leading Teams
  • Learning and Development
  • Organisation Development
  • Research & Development
  • Risk
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May 30th 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: Agile HR: What, How and Why? with Natal Dank

Natal Dank, who leads the global Agile HR Community, discusses how HR is going agile. Many HR teams are adopting agile development methods to increase effectiveness, improve collaboration, and become more business and customer-focused. We explore the skills and mindsets needed to implement agile in HR, and the pitfalls to avoid.

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Developing Employees
  • Leading Teams
  • Learning and Development
  • Meetings
  • Organisation Development
  • Risk
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April 29th 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: The Future of Work, Jobs & Automation with Ravin Jesuthasan

Discussing Ravin’s book, Reinventing Jobs: A 4-step approach for applying automation at work, we explore the potential impact of automation and the steps organisations and individuals can take to prepare for a future where more and more work historically done by humans is replaced by machines.

  • Tags
  • Developing Employees
  • Future of Work
  • Learning and Development
  • Organisation Development
  • Risk
  • Strategic Reward
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April 15th 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: Leadership in the Digital Age with Jay Conger

How is the practice of leadership changing in the face of digital disruption? How do we develop leaders prepared for the challenges of the digital age? In this CRFCast we describe a new research-based CRF leadership model and discuss the implications for leadership and leadership development with Professor Jay Conger.

  • Tags
  • Developing Employees
  • Digital
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Executive Compensation
  • Leadership
  • Learning and Development
  • Political Savvy
  • Strategic Reward
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March 20th 2019

Executive Summary: Digital Disruption - Exploring the Implications for Leaders & Leadership Development

This executive summary of the report explores the implications of the Digital Age specifically for leadership and leadership development. We examine how the role and expectations of leaders are changing in this era of digital disruption and review the implications of these changes for leadership development practices.

  • Tags
  • Developing Employees
  • Digital
  • Disruption
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Executive Compensation
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Learning and Development
  • Machine Learning
  • Political Savvy
  • Security & Privacy
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March 20th 2019

Digital Disruption - Exploring the Implications for Leaders & Leadership Development

This report explores the implications of the age of digital disruption, specifically for leadership and leadership development. We examine how the role and expectations of leaders are changing in the Digital Age and review the implications of these changes for leadership development practices.

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Career Planning
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Developing Employees
  • Digital
  • Disruption
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Employee Voice
  • Executive Compensation
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Leading Teams
  • Learning and Development
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing Organisations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Motivating People
  • Political Savvy
  • Research & Development
  • Restructuring
  • Security & Privacy
  • Transformation
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March 11th 2019

Speed Read: Learning - The Foundation for Agility and Sustainable Performance

Learning plays a key role in helping organisations grow and thrive in challenging business environments. Access this Speed Read to review the recent changes in the Learning market, the changing role of learning in the organisation and our recommendations for L&D professionals.

  • Tags
  • Agility
  • Being an HR Director
  • Career Planning
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Developing Employees
  • Global Strategy
  • Globalisation
  • HR Models
  • Learning and Development
  • Research & Development
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Wellbeing
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