Emily Mansfield, The Economist Intelligence Unit 15 August 2016

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CRF Prague: Czech Republic – An Industrial Powerhouse in Central Europe

In running-up to our 8th International Conference this year, CRF has collaborated with The Economist Intelligence Unit to bring you an economic overview of the Czech Republic. This comprehensive article looks at the Czech economy, the reasons behind its remarkable economic growth over the last couple of years and predictions for future economic development. We would urge all conference attendees and those interested in European economy to read the article.

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11 April 2017

Post-meeting review notes: Harnessing Innovation to Navigate a Bold but Uncertain Future

These post-meeting review notes summarise key messages and ideas from CRF's member meeting - 'Harnessing Innovation to Navigate a Bold but Uncertain Future', which was held in partnership with IMD Business School on 3rd and 4th April 2017. If you have missed this CRF member meeting, the notes will provide a detailed summary of all presentations, as well as practical ideas you can consider to encourage innovative thinking within your organisation.

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10 March 2017

Post-Meeting Review Notes: Thriving in Complex Systems

We are living in an age of complexity, with multiple, unrelated factors coming together in unpredictable ways to create situations where old solutions no longer work – they demand new ways of thinking, behaving and organising. CRF's masterclass on 8 March 2017 set out to discuss the factors leading to this complexity and how to deal with it, becoming aware of the traps we can fall into, and building the capability to lead in new ways. Doing this in practice was illustrated through two case study organisations, Tesco and BP.

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10 March 2017

HR Modernisation - BP Case Study

In this case study from BP, Lucy Knight looks ath the HR modernisation programme at BP. The case study addresses the pressures from the external environment (oil price, changing context, demographic changes, technology) and why the programme was undertaken, implications for line manager accountability, lessons along the way and the value being delivered to the business.

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21 May 2015

CRF International Conference - pre-event masterclasses

For our 2015 International Conference, we supplemented our two-day conference with three masterclass sessions led by experts in their respective fields.

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15 October 2015

CRF 7th International Conference 2015: 5-7 October, Vienna – highlights

The CRF International Conference has become an established date in the diaries of senior executives who focus on the way people add value to their organisations. Here are some of the highlights from the conference which convened 400 senior HR practitioners and business leaders from across a wide-range of international organisations including: AstraZeneca; British Airways; BT Group; Hilton Worldwide; Jaguar Land Rover; Lloyds Banking Group; Nando’s; PayPal; PZ Cussons; SABMiller; Shell; Sky; Thomson Reuters; Unilever and Vodafone.

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15 October 2015

CRF 7th International Conference 2015: 5-7 October, Vienna - Key messages

This video provides an overview of the key messages from the presentations of our 2015 conference keynote speakers.

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