Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE (Manchester Business School) opened the conference by looking at how much absenteeism and presenteeism costs the UK economy (with presenteeism costing about double what absenteeism costs). During the recession, everything worsened (incident of illness increased and engagement decreased, and hours of work increased). 10% of
Jane Hart (C4LPT), chaired by Gill White (CIPD) Jane talked about how we need a different organisational culture to view learning not as just training courses, but to think much more widely. Successful social learning takes place where there is motivation (people want to learn with and from
Nick Shackleton-Jones (PA Consulting), chaired by David D’Souza (CIPD) Nick opened up with a very interactive exercise, with some synchronised banana munching. It certainly makes a big change from loads of detailed powerpoint slides! The point? It is something that we will remember for a long time, and
Dominique Borg (Arup), Peter Sheppard (Ericsson), chaired by Laura Overton (Towards Maturity). Arup have, in the last 3 years, totally transformed the way they do learning. Through the formation of Arup University, they’ve combined a number of fragmented areas such as L&D and Information Management into one combined
I’ve curated a storify of Rohan Gunatillake’s talk at The HR Directors Business Summit in Birmingham in February 2016
I hosted a ‘fireside chat’ on stage at The HR Directors Business Summit in Birmingham in February 2016 on the benefits of CSR and effective charity partnerships, and I’ve curated a storify summary of the session
I’ve curated a storify of Marshall Goldsmith’s opening Keynote at The HR Directors Business Summit in Birmingham in February 2016. (You might need to click on ‘read next page’ at the bottom to see the full story). [View the story “#hrevent16 – Marshall Goldsmith” on Storify]
Some reflections on a keynote by Hollie Delaney, head of People Operations at Zappos, at the HR Directors Business Summit.
Some reflections on a keynote by Howard Webb MBE at the HR Directors Business Summit.
I had a great time at the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition (4th-5th November, Manchester), and I didn’t want to lose any of the learning so I’ve curated some of the resources and blog posts into a storify of the event.
Professor Herminia Ibarra (INSEAD). Peter Cheese introduced Herminia as one of the most influential leadership thinkers . Herminia mentioned her new book – Act like a leader, think like a leader – to avoid the ‘what got you here, won’t get you there’ trap. (Often people have a deep expertise
Julie Simpson (BNY Mellon University), Ian Pettigrew (BNY Mellon University), chaired by David D’Souza (CIPD) This was a first experience for me, to meet another Ian Pettigrew so it had to be celebrated with a selfie! Julie Simpson introduced BNY Mellon as 52,000-employee organisation before Ian Pettigrew (BNY Mellon) then