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Previous meetings held by GE

  • Reinventing for Flexibility: A Skills-Based Approach to Talent Management
    Hosted by: GE Mercer Novartis Pandora

    The Scene: Earth – pre-global pandemic. The Scenario: A new way of working. Executive Perspective: 45% think their workforce is ready. The Workforce Perspective: 78% feel they could do it. Reality: The workforce was ready to adapt and wanted to reskill, but the reason to do so wasn’t compelling enough. Quite simply, the pandemic accelerated this new way of working and executives are impressed with how adaptable their workforces have been. Employers that already had a robust way of understanding what skills they had in their workforce, were able to pivot during the crisis and effectively flow the talent to…

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  • Three Ideas on the Future of the HRBP Model
    Hosted by: GE

    One of the most highly debated topics in the HR market currently is the necessity of the HR Business Partner and how they will help mold the future of our organizations. From the looks of the fully-packed room at GE’s offices the other week, this is still a topic that requires a lot of development here in Japan. In attendance were the HR leaders of companies such as AIG, Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, CSL Behring, Dassault Systemes, DHL, Maersk, Merck, Nissan, Tesla, Twitter and many others. Our co-host of the evening, Rina Sakuraba, HR Leader of GE Healthcare Japan, stated that…

    Attendees at the ChapmanCG and GE roundtable on the future of the HRBP model
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  • Overhauling Performance Reviews
    EMEA Hosted by: GE

    Undoubtedly, talent management has been on the list of senior executive’s worry list for some time now. Finding a way to accurately measure performance and give meaningful feedback that has a positive impact on productivity has been one of HR leader’s top priorities. The traditional performance rating system–with its annual goal setting and review period–is, simply put, no longer effective. Sibel Bostanci Celebi, Head of Learning and Talent Development, SAMEAT (South Asia, Middle East, Africa, Turkey) at GE Corporate Leadership, discusses how the organisation is faring after they stopped performance ratings.

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  • HR Opportunities and Disruptions
    Hosted by: GE

    We had the pleasure of bringing togther HR leaders from our network in EMEA to the GE Power offices in Zurich to discuss opportunities and disruptions for HR over the next 10 years. There were many companies in attendance including ABB, Firmenich, Human Edge Consulting, Kudelski, Novartis, Oracle, Procter & Gamble, Schindler, Swatch and Zurich. Key discussion points included the future of organisational structures, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and whether the traditional resume has become obsolete. The rise of the tech-dominated workforce is having significant consequences for the way organisations are structured. The traditionally hierarchical organisations are having…

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