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Previous meetings held by IBM
  • Prepare Your Workforce for the AI Revolution
    Americas Hosted by: IBM

    Our ongoing series of global HR leaders roundtable sessions continued with a compelling event hosted at one of IBM’s innovation centres in Amsterdam. The event saw HR leaders from companies including GE, Danahar, TomTom, Liberty Global, Unilever, P&G and Naspers come together to converse about artificial intelligence and the modern workforce. How is AI being used currently? Organisations are being forced outside of their comfort zone bringing the challenge of risk-taking in company culture, and to ensure they maintain their market positioning. This is especially true in larger and more established environments where the sense of urgency is not always there. With the trend of AI currently being implemented…

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  • The Pulse of the Organisation—The Employee Experience
    Hosted by: IBM

    In December, we were hosted at IBM’s futuristic APAC HQ and client service centre in Singapore, where ‘Taking the Pulse of the Organisation — Employee Experience & Engagement’ was the hot topic at one of our HR leader roundtable discussions. We were joined by over 20 friends from the HR and Talent Management Community. Neha Pareek, Talent Leader APAC at IBM and Makarand Tare, Chief Talent Officer at McCann Worldgroup were our key presenters. They both shared insights and cases to stimulate a lively discussion amongst their peer group. Our session reiterated the importance that today’s organisations need to attract,…

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  • Driving Change – the HR Transition from Management to Enablement

    In the second week of May, ChapmanCG’s China team visited Shanghai and Beijing for a series of HR leader roundtable sessions. Five meetings were co-hosted by Deutsche Bank, Goodyear, IBM, IHG, and Thompson Reuters, where over one hundred HR leaders from various industries gathered in different groups for sharing and discussion. The broad theme for this series was ‘Successfully Managing Change, Preparing China/Asia for the Future Workplace.’ Interestingly, the participants chose a number of different angles on the subject, from diversity to innovative sourcing strategies, and the flexible workplace to high potential talent development. As the discussions developed, a number…

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  • Workplace Flexibility in Australia: Trends and Useful Tips
    Hosted by: IBM

    In conjunction with IBM, ChapmanCG had the pleasure of hosting 40 HR Leaders, as part of our ongoing HR Networking series, in Sydney on Friday 25th September. Attendees from a number of organisations including Avaya, Boehringer Ingelheim, Deloitte, Groupon, Jurlique, Lend Lease, Macquarie Bank, Pitney Bowes, SAP, St George Bank, Sydney Airports, Telstra, Unilever, Veda and Westpac, participated in the discussion which explored two main themes: agile work environments and flexible working arrangements. In the 20th Century, the role of the individual employee was simply to follow the instructions laid out by the organisation. Corporations defined how the individual was…

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  • The Future of Talent in China

    ChapmanCG recently hosted six events in both Beijing and Shanghai, to discuss the importance of strategic workforce planning in a market like China’s. Each session had a slightly different angle on this broad and thought provoking topic. Hosted at Danone, DuPont, IBM, Jones Lang LaSalle, Pfizer and Standard Chartered Bank, the events provided an insight into how some of these ‘best in class’ companies are approaching their talent strategies for the future. There were some interesting presentations from a range of speakers including Kamali Rajesh, APAC Head of Talent at Ford Motor Company, who is based in Shanghai. She talked…

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  • Global HR Leaders Gather in New York: Data and Analytics is Creating "HR’s Big Moment"
    Hosted by: CNBC IBM Marsh

    The Chapman Consulting Group’s Global HR Leaders networking series moved to New York recently where the topic of ‘Managing Global HR in the Age of Big Data’ was discussed by three groups of global HR Heads. Session hosts were Tyler Benjamin, Global HR Leader at CNBC; Gary Kildare, Vice President, Human Resources – Global Technology Services Solutions at IBM Corporation; and Cora Koppe-Stahrenberg, Managing Director, HR Leader International Division at Marsh. Matt Chapman and Stefanie Cross-Wilson attended from The Chapman Consulting Group and valued participating in these three engaging and lively meetings. The direction of the discussions varied, but all…

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  • Shaking Up HR Structures

    The Chapman Consulting Group recently co-hosted three highly successful and interactive HR Leader Networking Sessions in Sydney with AMEX, CB Richard Ellis, and IBM. Over fifty representatives from a broad range of industries and organisations were in attendance including Accenture, Bankwest, BNP Paribas, British American Tobacco, Cisco, CitiGroup, Clorox, Colgate Palmolive, Commonwealth Bank, Kimberly Clark, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Pfizer, Unisys, Yum Restaurants and more. With a broad topic of ‘Transformation and Change in HR Structures’ brought to life through presentations and case studies from our hosts, as well as a number of attendees, the following three themes emerged from the…

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