17 July 2013

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Developing a Strategic HR Approach

This research report looks to apply the principles of social science to HR practices, to determine what factors make a difference and under what circumstances.

We don’t believe in ‘best practice’, which implies one size fits all, but we seek to identify good practice and define a set of operating principles that apply under most circumstances. Our view is that the business circumstances and conditions should influence HR’s approach fundamentally.

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10 January 2017

HR Manifesto

CRF has been researching the field of HRM, and turning this into actionable recommendations implemented by HR functions, for over 20 years. We have built an understanding of how the function has evolved, how its reputation has varied and the fads that have come and gone. We have gained insight into what works, what doesn’t, and under what circumstances. Our work contrasts with many self-appointed experts and gurus offering their view of the world based on unsubstantiated opinions. We prefer an approach rooted in the principles of social science based on evidence. Our intention in this manifesto is to give our views on the business context, the necessary organisation response and how and in what way the HR function can make an enhanced contribution.

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2 February 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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2 February 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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2 February 2012

Developing our People Strategy - Logica's story

Discover Logica’s people strategy concluding with top 5 considerations for one to think about when it comes to HR strategy.

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2 February 2012

Developing People Strategy - AB Sugar's Story

Find out how AB Sugar developed their people strategy in this brief presentation by Quintin Heath and pick up ideas for your organisation.

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19 January 2012

Executive Summary: 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 must face in such a role.

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