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Previous meetings held by General Electric
  • HR and Coaching in Times of Change
    Americas Hosted by: General Electric

    At GE’s CityLight offices, ChapmanCG and our host Paolo Codazzi, HR Integration Leader & HR for HR at GE Power, were joined by international HR leaders from all nationalities, representing diverse industries and organisations such as Apple, AbbVie, Criteo, Faurecia, Orange S.A., QuintilesIMS, amongst others. HR Leaders discussed effective HR transformations, digitalisation, integration (both cultural and organisational), identifying talent and skillsets, and retention of top talent. But a key theme that arose–and has come up in other HR Leader meetings–was around how can HR adapt to the new style of coaching that’s required given the state of continuous reorganisation, rapidly…

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  • Progressive Performance Management and Culture Change
    Hosted by: General Electric

    In late November, ChapmanCG and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) co-hosted 20 Singapore-based Regional HR Heads at the GECAS offices to discuss progressive performance management. Representatives from a diverse range of companies attended including Barry Callebaut, Cargill, DHL, Hyflux, Intercontinental Hotels Group, JDA Software, Johnson & Johnson, Liberty Insurance, Mizuho Bank, Monsanto, NTT Com Security, SAP and Zoetis. What follows is an overview of the key points discussed during this afternoon session on how performance management is evolving to meet the needs of today. Growth Mind-set Conversations Mayank Bhatnagar, VP and Head of HR for GECAS, and our co-host for…

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  • HR in the Middle East & Africa Today

    Our recent HR Leadership roundtable events in Dubai took place over three consecutive days and were kindly hosted by PepsiCo, J. Walter Thompson and GE. We were delighted to welcome over 80 HR Leaders for the Middle East & Africa region from the likes of AECOM, AstraZeneca, Dell, Du, Gulf Capital, Microsoft, Palmolive-Colgate, PepsiCo, Philips, Shangri-La, Standard Chartered Bank and Weatherford. Chaired by Ben Davies, Managing Director of ChapmanCG, the sessions were also attended by Dubai-based Director, Abby Walters and Dona Battat, Director across EMEA. The thread of discussion was the current state of ‘HR in the Middle East &…

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  • The Chapman Consulting Group's APAC HR Leader Series Moves to Shanghai

    ​The Chapman Consulting Group’s (ChapmanCG) second quarter APAC HR series reached China last week and held four sessions at the corporate offices of Dow, GE, Starbucks and CP Lotus in Shanghai. These gatherings were chaired by Ben Davies, a Managing Director with ChapmanCG and Paul Ferrari, a Director with ChapmanCG (focused on Greater China) was also present. There were over 200 attendees across the four sessions in China and representatives from a broad range of industries were present. The discussions were both inspiring and thought-provoking with guest speakers sharing topical perspectives on: Creating an ‘Asia Forum’ to Improve Cross-Geographical Communication…

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  • 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…

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  • Japan's Place Within the International HR Matrix: What's Working and What's Not?
    Hosted by: General Electric

    The Chapman Consulting Group and General Electric today co-hosted an HR roundtable discussion for 15 select HR Heads. Japan HR leaders from high-profile multinationals in the Financial Services, Consumer Goods, Retail, Industrial, IT & Telecommunications, and Life Sciences sectors met over lunch at General Electric’s Japan headquarters in Akasaka to discuss the topic of “Japan’s place within the international HR matrix: what’s working and what’s not?”. The group enjoyed a lively conversation about what HR leaders can do to help ensure that their company’s Japan business reaches its full potential both in a domestic Japanese context, but also in a…

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