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Previous meetings held by ANZ
  • Transforming Taiwan

    The Chapman Consulting Group hosted two meetings for Taiwan HR Leaders this week, as part of the Asia Pacific Series of HR Leaders Meetings that were held throughout the month of November. One meeting was held at the Taipei headquarters of ANZ Bank, where there was a particularly lively group in attendance. The other meeting was hosted by Cabot Microelectronics in Zhubei, near the city of Hsinchu, where much of the country’s semiconductor and high tech industry is based. In both meetings, attendees included senior Taiwan-based HR decision-makers from a wide range of companies across multiple industrial sectors. The discussions…

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  • Engage to Retain in Indonesia
    Hosted by: ANZ Microsoft

    The Chapman Consulting Group hosted two animated HR Leader Networking Sessions in Jakarta last week. The first took place at Microsoft and the second at ANZ in their brand new learning and development centre. As always, the discussions amongst our Indonesian HR community were energetic and engaging. Representatives joined us from a diverse range of companies including Alcatel Lucent, AXA, Bakrie Telecom, Ceva Logistics, Ericsson, Johnson & Johnson, Leighton, Lippo Group, Mondelez, Nissan, Nokia, Novartis, PermataBank, Sime Darby and Triputra. Innovation Critical Whilst a range of topics were covered throughout the sessions, the challenges around attraction, retention and attrition are…

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  • The Changing Face of HR in Vietnam
    Hosted by: ANZ

    In the year 2000, I had the opportunity to backpack from Ho Chi Minh, in South Vietnam, to Hanoi in the North. Over a wonderful month, I explored every beach and mountain I could find and took a long slow and bumpy journey north. I took the night train from Hanoi to the splendid remoteness of the hill tribe town of Sapa, and even climbed Mt Fansipan, Vietnam’s occasionally snow-capped highest mountain. Fast-forward 13 years, and as I sit back in a modern, gleaming skyscraper in Ho Chi Minh to file this report, I reflect on how fast life has…

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  • HR Leaders Meet in Melbourne
    Hosted by: ANZ

    The Chapman Consulting Group recently brought together an impressive group of Regional HR Leaders in Melbourne, hosted by the ANZ Bank. Our session took the format of a round table event whereby leaders discussed current challenges shared by many multinational organisations. Some of the challenges discussed included rapid growth in a dynamic business and strategies that have been implemented to mitigate potential problems; HR transformation and moving to a structure of a Shared Service Centre and HR Business Partner model; and cultural change post acquisition. All very interesting topics with some key points highlighted below. In dealing with the challenge…

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  • Regional Banking HR Heads Discuss How to Maintain HR Service Levels While Saving on Costs
    Hosted by: ANZ

    The Chapman Consulting Group today enjoyed co-hosting a lively group of HR Leaders from the Banking and Financial Services industries at the Singapore headquarters of ANZ Bank. Attendees from a wide selection of American, European and Asian banks gathered for our regular quarterly industry HR update. The theme of today’s meeting was about maintaining high levels of service to the business while at the same time reducing costs. Everyone around the table agreed that this theme was hardly new, but cost considerations were now starting to reach a tipping point. Many companies were being forced to entirely re-think their HR…

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  • Australia-Based HR Leaders Meet at ANZ Bank and Qantas
    Hosted by: ANZ Qantas

    APAC Regional HR Leaders have met in Melbourne and Sydney this week to hear The Chapman Consulting Group’s Quarter 1 2011 APAC HR Update. ANZ played host to 20 HR Leaders on Monday 7 March in Melbourne, while more than 25 HR Leaders met at Qantas on Tuesday 8 March in Sydney to hear Matthew Chapman talk on the latest HR market trends across Singapore, Hong Kong, China, India, Japan, Australia and other markets across the region. Oscar Fuchs and Sarah Ettershank from The Chapman Consulting Group also participated in the Melbourne session. Both sessions were very lively, largely due…

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