Business strategy and insights
Workforce insights: A Middle East perspective
This report draws upon original research from over 1,000 HR decision-makers across the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The report references several other important key sources and seeks to build a picture of current and future workforce priorities facing the region – addressing how these are being impacted by a dynamic social, political and economic context.
Published: November 2015
Landing transformational change - closing the gap between theory and practice
This report explores how the themes on transformational change, identified in the first report, apply in practice. Case studies from four organisations provide practical examples of how organisations have approached transformational change.
The report also includes recommendations that HR, OD and L&D professionals should consider for their organisations and their own skill set, if they are to be successful expert initiators and facilitators of transformational change.
Published: September 2015
Evolution of HR analytics: a Middle East perspective
Landing transformational change
Managing the value of your talent
Leadership - easier said than done
HR strategy and function
HR professional judgement: A Middle East perspective
From best to good practice HR - developing principles for the profession
Ethical decision making: Eight perspectives on workplace dilemmas report
The world of work is evolving fast and is growing more diverse. There’s no ‘golden rule’ or ‘best practice’ that enables HR professionals to operate effectively in this rapidly changing environment. Practitioners’ ability to recognise and resolve ethical dilemmas is fundamental to remaining effective when exercising professional judgement.
This review is focused on helping practitioners navigate their choices about designing and implementing HR systems and practices. It identifies eight lenses which offer different perspectives on work dilemmas. The review feeds into our Profession for the Future strategy and will help us develop a clearer definition of what better work and working lives means.
Published: August 2015
Managing a workforce in the GCC
Changing HR operating models
Voice of the profession: Middle East
HR: getting smart about agile working
Organisational agility is critical to business success. It has the potential to offer organisations practical solutions to meet the evolving needs of their workforce, as well as controlling operational costs and finding competitive advantage in greater customer focus and innovation.
The findings of this research are based on a survey of HR leaders, an employee survey, focus groups and case study illustrations.
Published: November 2014
Well-being and behavioural science
Growing the health and well-being agenda: from first steps to full potential
This report reviews the extent to which well-being considerations are integrated into organisations and highlights future priorities for the HR profession. It looks at how the changing nature of work, the workforce and the workplace is making a focus on individual well-being even more critical to broader organisational health and well-being.
Published: January 2016
Moving the health and well-being agenda forward
This is a collection of 14 thought pieces in which experts reflect on the business case for well-being, turning theory into practice, measuring employee well-being and the need to focus on good mental health in the workplace.
Published: February 2016
A head for hiring: The behavioural science of recruitment and selection
Show me the money - The behavioural science of reward
Our minds at work - Developing the behavioural science of HR
Neuroscience in action - Applying insight to L&D practice
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