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.
The notes include ideas and presentaton summaries from the following speakers:
Professor Bill Fischer IMD Professor of Innovation Management
Professor Howard Yu IMD Professor of Strategic Management and Innovation
Professor Jean-Francois Manzoni IMD President and Nestlé Professor
Paul Hunter Director of IMD’s Corporate Learning Network
Deborah Baker Group Director for People, Sky
Dr Debra France Leader and Innovator Development, W.L. Gore & Associates
Michael Held Design Director EMEA & Asia Pacific, Steelcase
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Harnessing Innovation to Navigate a Bold but Uncertain Future
This presentation summarises the key themes 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. Our main speakers, Professor Bill Fisher and Howard Yu, explored innovation dynamics, speed of change and organisational implications whilst case studies from Sky, Steelcase and W.L. Gore explored innovative practices in their organisations.
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.
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.
Building Capability: Outcomes for Leadership, Talent & Culture
This case study from Jane Storm, explores how Tesco responded to the external challenges in terms of their organisational model, leadership and finally HR. The case study looks at the “black art” of organisation design, what this has meant in practical terms and explores the implications for the capability of the HR function and the people in it.
Mission Mastery: how to simplify organizational transformation
In this presentation, Brian Dive explores how organisations need to respond to the external challenges. The presentation looks at traps organisations fall into and the way they respond to external disruption. Brian looks at the 5 pillars in “Mission Mastery” and explores the issues around knowledge, power and culture and the implications for organisational design.