Paul Schoemaker and Philip Tetlock 12 October 2016

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Taboo Scenarios: How to Think About the Unthinkable

Taboos are a universal feature of social systems. Even the most avowedly open-minded organizations place tacit constraints on what can be said and even thought. Business leaders ignore these constraints at their peril. This article by Paul Schoemaker and Phil Tetlock examines the role of the sacred, profane, and taboo in society, and links these phenomena to the psychology of moral outrage.

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17 October 2016

Navigating the Future - Interview with Professor Paul Schoemaker

In this brief interview with Paul Schoemaker at our 8th International Conference in Prague, we discuss how businesses can better navigate the future in the current climate of uncertainty and constant change. Paul discusses scenario planning - a useful tool for navigating the future, and why uncertainty is here to stay.

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7 September 2016

Building an Organisation that Thrives with Change

In this interview with Nick Holley, Director of CRF Learning, we explore the role of HR in change management and how business leaders can build an organisations that thrives with change, rather than crumbles under pressures that change brings.

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7 September 2016

Why do most change projects crash-land?

In this interview with Stephen Carver, we take a look at why most change project fail and what we can do about it. We also touch on the skills HR leaders need to be more effective at managing change.

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1 November 2016

Strategic Organisation Design Programme by CEO, University of Southern California

Organisation Design has been a focus of research and teaching at the Center for Effective Organization (CEO) for the past 30 years. Their work has consisted of numerous studies that have explored, defined, and assessed new organisational forms and corporate structures that have emerged over decades that marked the transition from the industrial era to today’s knowledge-based, technologically enabled, diverse, and rapidly changing global economy. CEO will be running an organisation design programme between 28 - 31 March 2017 in the UK and are delighted to offer a 10% discount to all CRF members. Please view the programme leaflet to find out more.

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12 October 2016

The Power of Asking Pivotal Questions

In rapidly changing business landscapes, executives need the ability to quickly spot both new opportunities and hidden risks. Asking the right questions can help you broaden your perspectives - and make smarter decisions. This article will show you how.

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12 October 2016

Scanning the Periphery

The biggest dangers to a company are the ones you don't see coming. Understanding these threats - and anticipating opportunities - requires strong peripheral vision. In this article, Paul Schoemaker expands on the concepts covered in his third talk at CRF's 8th International Conference.

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