Building Global Leaders, the Asian Talent Challenge
The 9th February was the latest in our ‘Lunch With a CHRO’ series. We were hosted by Bloomberg’s CHRO Ken Cooper and Regional Head of HR, Melanie Coate in Hong Kong. It was a thought-provoking session on how to better build Asian leaders for a global playing field. The session was well attended by a number of regional and global HR leaders from companies such as Amgen, Asurion, Avery Dennison, Baker & McKenzie, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Citibank, Cigna, CBRE Group, Gap Inc, Goldman Sachs, G4S, Jebsen, Macquarie Bank, Maersk, Marriott, MetLife, Morgan Stanley, RGA, Schneider Electric and Turner Broadcasting…
The Key to a Sustainable Leadership Pipeline in Asia
In November, ChapmanCG’s Tim Spriggs, Siew Chin Foo and Katherine Qu, along with Bloomberg’s Ruchika Sharma, APAC Talent & Development Director co-hosted 24 Talent Management leaders on the theme of local leadership pipelining in Asia Pacific. Among the discussions of talent management, additional points around diversity and inclusion and technology emerged during the meeting. Local leadership in the Asia Pacific region seem to be overshadowed by expatriates and external talent, especially within organisations that are not headquartered in Asia. An interesting consequence of this is that local talent now accounts for a smaller proportion of the workforce in such organisations….
HK Talent Management and Talent Acquisition Leaders Meet at Bloomberg: Digitisation and Analytics Remain Hot Topics in HR
Greater digitisation and the maturity of analytics in HR were twin topics featured in Hong Kong last week, at ChapmanCG’s Regional Talent Management and Talent Acquisition Heads meeting hosted by Bloomberg. Matthew Chapman, CEO of ChapmanCG, joined HK ChapmanCG team members Odilia Poon, Ringo Lau and Tracy Goh, along with 22 HR leaders from a variety of companies and industries for this session. On digitisation, key insights included: This trend is not only affecting high tech companies, but traditional organisations as well. Everyone, regardless of industry, needs to become digital – quickly – and traditional and non-traditional companies are looking…
TA Leaders Gather to Discuss Challenges Around Innovation
ChapmanCG was recently joined by a diverse mix of regional TA heads for the latest HR Leaders’ roundtable co-hosted at the Bloomberg offices in Singapore. Attendees ranged from many industries and included Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Cargill, Cisco, Cognizant, Deloitte, Paypal, Phillips and Shell. It was a valuable session where the group discussed the continuing evolution of the Talent Acquisition function. TA and Analytics Analytics was the first topic covered, and the group agreed that HR data has the potential to be very powerful when influencing the business to make decisions. As one attendee commented, “We are successfully bringing…
Leadership Development and Direct Recruitment in Japan: Two Key Topics Discussed in Tokyo
The November 2012 Japan HR Leaders Series of meetings consisted of five separate get-togethers. Two separate groups of Japan Human Resources Heads met at the offices of Cargill and Alcatel-ÂLucent to discuss current talent trends; Japan HR and Staffing Leaders met at PAREXEL to discuss direct sourcing strategies; Japan HR and Talent Leaders met at Bloomberg to discuss leadership in Japan; and Japan HR and C&B Heads met at Microsoft to discuss how to maximise employees’ potential in Japan. Altogether approximately 100 Human Resources leaders participated in the week’s gatherings, and the content included case studies from representatives of companies…
Regional HR and Staffing Leaders Meet in Hong Kong to Discuss Q4 Trends
The Chapman Consulting Group held a series of meetings with Hong Kong and APAC HR Leaders at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bloomberg, Macquarie and Walmart in Hong Kong. The two day series included a great group of participants, including representatives from BlackRock, Deutsche Bank, Manulife, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, Standard Chartered Bank, and UBS. The topic focused on fourth quarter HR market trends and updates in the APAC region.
Japan Talent Heads Meet to Discuss Leadership in the Japanese Context
The Chapman Consulting Group co-hosted its inaugural roundtable for Japan Talent Leaders earlier in June at Bloomberg LP’s office in Tokyo. Amongst the Learning & Development experts in attendance were participants from the Retail, Professional Services, Media, Industrial, Life Sciences, Consumer and Financial Services sectors. The discussion flowed freely, but was focused on how Talent Heads in Japan can reconcile global definitions of ‘Leadership’ into the Japan context. The two-hour discussion over lunch brought out a great variety of viewpoints and experiences on this topic. As with many facets of the Human Resources field, the crux of the issue came…