Configuring HR For Tomorrow’s Challenges

The event will be held in Trinity House, Trinity Square, Tower Hill, London EC3N 4DH on 11 February 2009

Discussion of the role, shape and capabilities of the HR function has always formed an important part of CRF's work concerning organisational effectiveness. This event focused on the findings of one of our most significant pieces of research of recent years, bringing them to life via informative case studies.

Who was it for?
Senior HR and OD professionals involved in the delivery of key elements of the people plan for their business.
Outline
Discussion of the role, shape and capabilities of the HR function has always formed an important part of CRF's work concerning organisational effectiveness. This event focused on the findings of one of our most significant pieces of research of recent years, bringing them to life via informative case studies.
Content & Outcomes
The research and event covered
HR's contribution to the top executive team's strategic leadership process, strategic thinking and organisational design, and to business and cultural transformationbuilding the organisation's change capabilities, including leadership, engagement, communications, and project management the part HR should play in performance improvement - shaping performance culture, building skills, devising genuinely motivating reward and recognition frameworks, and developing managers who can continually energise and focus performance talent and capability frameworks - spanning resourcing, assessment, deployment and development - which bring in the best, let go the mediocre, and nourish and nurture the benchstrength at every levelensuring that managers and employees are supported in their work through excellent services, whether provided in-house or outsourcedmeasurement and evaluation of organisational and people effectiveness, and of the contribution of the HR function. Leader Profiles
Andrew Lambert - CRF
Andrew Lambert is a co-founder of the Corporate Research Forum, and has been a consultant on the management of change, mergers and acquisitions for some 25 years. He was a director of Smythe Dorward Lambert, People in Business and Wolff Olins, has headed communication functions at Midland Montagu and TSB Bank, and is visiting professor at the University of Switzerland, Lugano. His many reports for CRF have covered topics such as the future of HR, performance management, the evaluation and measurement of HR, the management of coaching and mentoring, the use of employee surveys, the management of global organisations, and the role of HR in M&As.
Research & Event Sponsors
AdviserPlus - Our tailorable Intelligent HR service provides day-to-day, practical and proactive HR advice and support to line managers. We free internal HR resource to focus on key tactical and strategic matters and manage performance and risk where it should be managed; in the line at the point of first instance.
Intelligent HR helps line managers get it right first time, building their capability for the future and improving employee engagement along the way. All this plus robust, actionable MI and reduced costs.
We built our service delivery model from the manager up, not the centre down. This manager centric approach, combined with our people and culture, has produced a unique operating philosophy and client (user) experience, which has as much emphasis on outbound support for line managers as inbound activity.
Research Sponsor
Sheppard Moscow works on the relationships between individuals, teams and organizations and consults to a huge variety of companies responding to business challenges throughout the world.