Research reports offer in-depth analysis and commentary on current management and development issues, with real-life case studies to help formulate and influence strategy and practice within your organisation. Most reports are for CIPD members only. Find out about our current research.
The issue of zero-hours contracts has been the subject of widespread political debate and generated a mass of media headlines in recent months. This report sets out the debate and explores the issues using research-based data from our Outlooks reports.
Offers research findings and recommendations to improve practice in the use of zero-hours contracts.
Discover why talent analytics and big data are now must-have capabilities in HR. As the business world is transformed by the sheer volume, speed and availability of data and as the search for competitive advantage intensifies, data about people and performance becomes ever more critical.
This Research Insight explores how better to understand the specific capabilities of your workforce and maximise these attributes to drive overall business performance. It introduces the first steps organisations need to take to show human capital assets as tangible items for their balance sheet.
Provides an overview of the main challenges and opportunities for HR in supporting partnering arrangement success. It outlines the importance of evaluating the suitability of existing HR structures and delivery mechanisms for this new way of working.
Summary report of the CIPD and the Management Innovation eXchange (MIX) hackathon which includes featured 'hacks' from members of the community.
Looks at the nature and incidences of (un)fairness in the workplace and maps the contours of fairness through six core fairness ‘lenses’.
Based on surveys of UK employees, senior decision-makers and HR professionals, this report opens the debate on the barriers preventing organisations from getting closer to effective leadership. It is intended to help employers bridge the gap between simply understanding what leadership is and ‘doing’ it in practice.
This first of four provocations which considers the issue of staff turnover, an important metric for all organisations.
Provides practical guidance for HR professionals and managers on how to deliver excellent people management beyond their own organisation, to support the success of business partnering arrangements.
The second in a series of three reports exploring the world of female entrepreneurs, the impact they are making on the economy and their unique approaches to leadership and running their businesses.
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