Previous meetings held by BP
Creating a DE&I Culture Is The Only Way Forward
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are key focal points for many organisations these days, as companies with staff from a wide range of backgrounds are frequently found to outperform those with a less diverse workforce. We see time and time again that potential new hires, and especially younger talent, are concerned about diversity and inclusion, and aspire to join companies that rate these matters highly. Although recognised as a top talent management priority, DE&I is often seen as a separate function in many workplaces, creating an obstacle when it comes to the entire company embracing it as part of the culture….
Traffic in India May be Slow, But the Pace of Change in the Workplace is Faster than Ever
In March this year, ChapmanCG returned to India with a series of roundtables held across Bangalore, Mumbai and Gurgaon. The meetings were co-hosted by a number of long-term contacts at Intel, Credit Suisse, Ericsson, Expedia, BP, NCR and the Manipal Group. We were joined by senior HR leaders from a broad spectrum of industries including several leading organisations such as BNY Mellon, Flipkart, General Motors, Goldman Sachs, IBM, JLL, JP Morgan, KPMG, Lenovo, Maersk, Mondelez and PWC, among others. One common theme that emerged in each of the seven sessions held across the country was the increasingly rapid pace of…
Flexibility and Engagement in the Workplace: The Japan Perspective
As the workload for the average HR professional increases, it is becoming ever more difficult to balance success at work, with enough time for family and personal endeavours. With the rise of technology connecting us 24/7, we are now spending more time on mobile phones reading and replying to emails than ever before. Globally, we are seeing corporations rollout workplace flexibility initiatives such as flexitime, working from home and ‘no overtime’ policies. In September 2015, ChapmanCG co-hosted two gatherings to discuss and share the current issues being faced in the Japan HR market. The first meeting took place at BP’s…
ChapmanCG Holds APAC HR Leaders Meeting in Singapore
The Chapman Consulting Group held a series of meetings of APAC HR Leaders in Singapore. The meetings were hosted by BP and McGraw-Hill. The meetings were attended by a great group of participants, including representatives from Accenture, Baker & McKenzie, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, GlaxoSmithKline, Hewlett-Packard, International SOS, NXP Semiconductors, Rolls-Royce, Schneider Electric, Standard Chartered Bank and Unilever.
BP Hosts First Leg of ChapmanCG's Global HR Leader Series in London
British Petroleum (BP) has hosted the first leg of The Chapman Consulting Group’s Spring 2014 Global HR Leader Series. Attendees included senior HR Leaders from the likes of British American Tobacco, BP, GlaxoSmithKline, HSBC, Jones Lang Lasalle, Pitney Bowes, Sky Broadcasting, TUI Travel, and other organisations. Kerry Dryburgh, Global HR Head for the Integrated Supply and Trading business of BP (IST), opened the session and welcomed the 25 Global HR Leaders in attendance. Dryburgh gave an overarching view of the BP business and the company’s current HR challenges, before leading into a short discussion on ‘Big Data,’ the theme of…
Regional Compensation & Benefits Leaders Gather in Singapore at BP
The Chapman Consulting Group, along with co-hosts BP, kicked off their C&B Leaders Networking session in Singapore this morning. Joined by Regional Reward Leaders from global organisations such as Amex, Cargill, Mars, Visa, Syngenta, NBC Universal, DHL Express, Tiger Airways, Otis Elevators, Flowserve, IFF, Mercer, Life Technologies, AbbVie, GTA, Schneider Electric and Glaxo SmithKline, discussions concentrated on the â€‹compensation and benefits challenges faced today across a wide range of industries. Wendy Brotter, Head of Rewards/HR-Corp & Functions, APAC/SG at BP spoke about the high attrition rates at junior levels in countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and China. This led…
HR Directors Discuss Successful Change Management Approaches in Japan
The Chapman Consulting Group co-hosted another series of HR roundtable discussions for select Japan HR Heads over the last week. Japan HR leaders from high-profile multinationals in the Financial Services, Consumer Goods, Hospitality, Retail, Industrial, Technology, Media, and Life Sciences sectors met over a series of breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas at the Japan headquarters of BP, General Electric, Kraft Foods, Morgan Stanley and Stryker. The topic of discussion was how HR leaders can successfully encourage change within international corporate environments in Japan. In many ways corporate culture in Japan is no different than in other countries in the implementation…