Annual Conference - podcast episode 1

 
 
 
 
 
CIPD Annual Conference Podcast
Date: 31 October 2006
 
Duration: 15mins (5.5mb)
 
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About this podcast

This podcast, the first in a series of four, includes exclusive interviews with some of the top speakers at the CIPD’s Annual Conference and Exhibition in Harrogate (October 2006).

Includes interviews with:

Rob Goffee, Professor of Organisational Development at London Business School

Gareth Jones, Visiting Professor at INSEAD and a Fellow at the Centre for Management Development at London Business School.

Marcus Buckingham, acclaimed author and speaker on leadership and management.

Renee Mauborgne, Professor of Strategy and Management at INSEAD

Baroness Susan Greenfield, Professor of Pharmacology at Oxford University and Director of the Royal Institution

Neil Roden, Group Director of Human Resources, Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc

Deborah Loudon, Director-General of Civilian Personnel, Ministry of Defence

Kevin Green, People and Organisational Development Director, Royal Mail

Vicky Wright, Senior Consultant at Watson Wyatt and CIPD President

Interview 1

Interview with Rob Goffee, Professor of Organisational Development at London Business School and Gareth Jones, Visiting Professor at INSEAD and a Fellow at the Centre for Management Development at London Business School. As co-authors of the award winning Harvard Business Review article ‘Why Should Anyone be Led By You?’, in this interview Rob and Gareth give an insight into their thoughts on leadership.

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Interview 2

Marcus Buckingham spent 17 years with the Gallup Organisation pioneering research into the world’s best leaders, managers and workplaces. Now an independent consultant, his books have sold over 1.6 million copies worldwide. In this interview he talks about ‘What Great Managers Do’, providing practical tips for us to apply both to our own work and the way we manage others.

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Interview 3

Renee Mauborgne
, Professor of Strategy and Management at INSEAD is co-author, with Kim Chan, of Blue Ocean Strategy which has sold over one million copies and is published in 32 languages. In this interview she gives her thoughts on how to get HR involved at the heart of the business strategy so that it can really make an impact on the business.

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Interview 4

Baroness Susan Greenfield
, Professor of Pharmacology at Oxford University and Director of the Royal Institution, gave a seminar called The Future of Work. In this interview she tells us how the HR manager can, and must, prepare for this.

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Interview 5

Neil Roden, Group Director of Human Resources at the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, talks about the ways in which HR professionals need to respond to a changing workforce to ensure that they and their organisations are equipped to meet these challenges.

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Interview 6

Deborah Loudon
, the Director-General of Civilian Personnel at the Ministry of Defence, talks about the changes that she has made to the structure of their HR function to better meet the needs of the organisation.

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Interview 7

Kevin Green
, People and Organisational Development Director at Royal Mail, has been master-minding changes at Royal Mail over the last three years. He talks about how such a huge company is coping with these changes.

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