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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January 14th 2020

Future Insight: Responding to Trends, Threats and Opportunities

This discussion paper outlines HR’s role in developing foresight and organisation capabilities around vigilance, future sensing, environment scanning, and agile decision making in the absence of full information.

  • Tags
  • Capability Building
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Decision Making
  • Change Management
  • Disruption
  • Globalisation
  • Managing Uncertainty
  • Transformation
  • Coronavirus
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May 17th 2019

CRFCast - HR Insights from the Corporate Research Forum: How to Connect with People in a Virtual World with Nick Morgan

Face-to-face communication is becoming rarer in the modern workplace, with ever more interactions taking place virtually. However, research shows that virtual communication is much less effective, and it’s hard to build trust that’s essential to effective relationships at work. In conversation with Nick Morgan, author of Can You Hear Me? How to Connect with People in a Virtual World, we discuss the pitfalls, how to improve communication in remote and/or virtual working environments, and the role HR policies can play.

  • Tags
  • Coaching
  • Culture
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Diversity
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Receiving Feedback
  • Security & Privacy
  • Transformation
  • Coronavirus
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April 8th 2019

Speed Read: Digital Disruption - Exploring the Implications for Leaders & Leadership Development

We live in an era of digital disruption, with new technologies being invented constantly, how are these best integrated into organisations? Explore the implications of the Digital Age specifically for leadership and leadership development.

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  • Agility
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Developing Employees
  • Digital
  • Disruption
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Employee Voice
  • Executive Compensation
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing Organisations
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Motivating People
  • Organisation Development
  • Political Savvy
  • Restructuring
  • Security & Privacy
  • Strategic Reward
  • Transformation
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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 6th 2019

De-risking the HR Technology Revolution

What are the risks associated with HR technology? Margaret Ruiseal, Partner at Mercer, takes us through the major risks and solutions for avoiding them.

  • Tags
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Employee Voice
  • HR Technology
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing Organisations
  • Risk
  • Security & Privacy
  • Talent Management
  • Transformation
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March 6th 2019

Trust in Artificial Intelligence

Is your organisation ready for the age of AI? Consider the risks and challenges using this slide deck.

  • Tags
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Employee Voice
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing Organisations
  • Risk
  • Security & Privacy
  • Transformation
  • Transparency
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February 21st 2019

Post Meeting Review Notes - Trusted Advisor: HR Business Partnering, Relationship Building & Influencing

These Post Meeting Review Notes summarise the outcomes and key messages from CRF's latest event, Trusted Advisor. They include an exploration of what it takes to build trust and the variables of trustworthiness and, also delve into limitations and constraints around the topic. At the end of the notes, there is a feedback form for members who attended the event to complete and send back to CRF, as we very much value your opinions.

  • Tags
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • HR Business Partnering
  • Influencing
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Organisation Development
  • Receiving Feedback
  • Security & Privacy
  • Transformation
  • Transparency
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February 19th 2019

Harnessing the HR Technology Revolution

HR technology is a vast and rapidly changing field, touching every aspect of HR. As more and more processes become automated, technology plays an ever larger role in HR's efficiency and effectiveness. This report explores the opportunities and risks associated with HR technology and aims to provide HR professionals with the relevant information to develop HR technology capability within their organisation.

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  • Career Planning
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Developing Employees
  • Employee Voice
  • HR Technology
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing Organisations
  • Research & Development
  • Security & Privacy
  • Talent Management
  • Transformation
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February 19th 2019

Executive Summary: Harnessing the HR Technology Revolution

HR technology is a huge, fast-developing and constantly changing field, influencing and playing a part in every aspect of HR. As more and more HR processes become automated, technology plays an ever-larger role in HR's efficiency and effectiveness. This executive summary summarises key messages and findings from the full report on harnessing the HR technology revolution.

  • Tags
  • Corporate Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Employee Voice
  • HR Technology
  • Machine Learning
  • Managing Organisations
  • Security & Privacy
  • Talent Management
  • Transformation
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February 18th 2019

Trusted Advisor: HR Business Partnering, Relationship Building and Influencing - Slide Deck

Have you missed our event Trusted Advisor: HR Business Partnering, Relationship Building and Influencing? Download the slide deck to access information from the masterclass.

  • Tags
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • HR Business Partnering
  • Influencing
  • Managing People
  • Negotiations
  • Organisation Development
  • Receiving Feedback
  • Security & Privacy
  • Transformation
  • Transparency
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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.

  • Tags
  • 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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