29 October 2013

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Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function

Following our highly-successful Spring Symposium and the launch of our report -- Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function -- Corporate Research Forum interviewed a number of senior business leaders and experienced practitioners on what commercial acumen is and asked them to share their experiences, views and insights on this wide-ranging and complex subject.

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Progress - Issue 4: Are we cobbler’s children?

Within this fourth edition of our e-magazine - Progress – Nick Holley, CRF's Director of Learning, discusses the challenges facing today's businesses in 2016 and how HR needs to play a key role in meeting these challenges.

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29 January 2016

Effectively Influencing Decision Makers

How do you effectively influence decision makers? This article provides 11 guidelines intended to help you do a better job of influencing your senior team.

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1 July 2015

Progress - Issue 3: Business Partner - making it work

Within this third edition of our e-magazine - Progress – John Whelan, HR Director at BAE Systems, identifies what makes an effective HR Business Partner.

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19 June 2013

Spring Symposium 2013 - Interview with Geoff Lloyd & Des Pullen

Geoff Lloyd (Serco's Group HR Director) and Des Pullen (Group HR Director at Associated British Foods) discuss how to support the growth and development of the high potential talent within organisations and define the key skills and qualities required for the HR leaders of tomorrow.

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  • People Strategy
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16 May 2013

Executive Summary: Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function

HR often has to justify itself over its role, its output and its added value. In some cases this is deserved as we become involved in unsubstantiated opinion, fads and fashions, are reluctant to use data or are unable to evaluate our initiatives.

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16 May 2013

Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function

This report is written from the viewpoint that we believe that HR functions can make a substantial contribution to improved organisation effectiveness and business strategy.

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  • Performance Management & Engagement
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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