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  • Lessons in Cultural Change from Microsoft
    Americas Hosted by: Microsoft

    We are on the cusp of the most exciting and disruptive wave of technology humankind has experienced, and with it comes the need for cultural change. How will HR leaders drive and enable progressive company culture in a climate of transformation, persistent quests for new ideas, and urgent need for continued relevance? ChapmanCG and Microsoft hosted an insightful HR leaders’ roundtable recently in Munich alongside Microsoft, focused around culture change driving business success in the current HR climate. Acknowledging that culture is the key building block of an organization, as Inc: stated “CEO, Nadella, changed Microsoft’s culture in a way that made current and potential…

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  • Trends That Are Affecting HR and Beyond
    Hosted by: Honeywell Microsoft

    Paula Leech, Microsoft’s IMEA Talent Acquisition Director, hosted a roundtable discussion about “Human Capital Trends and Their Implications for HR” in Dubai this week. Abby Walters, Middle East & Africa Director at ChapmanCG, chaired the meeting and welcomed Regional and Functional HR Leaders from Accenture, AXA, BIC, Boehringer Ingelheim, Coty, GlaxoSmithKline, Ernst & Young, Johnson & Johnson and others. The attendees shared best practice about the challenges presented to us by this digital era. It was great to see so many attendees from previous gatherings in Middle East, in addition to welcoming a number of new participants. Involvement in the…

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  • HR Innovations and Digitisation That Drive Engagement
    Hosted by: Microsoft

    ChapmanCG was honoured to be invited by Microsoft’s Pino Mercuri and his team to co-host a global HR leaders meeting in Milan that focused on “HR Innovations and Digitisation” . In attendance were HR friends from a wide range of organisations and industries, including Accenture, Cerved Group, Colgate-Palmolive, Gruppo Campari, Marsh, Mattel, Novartis, Parmalat, Promoteon Group, SAP and many more. It was a great opportunity to see a combination of HR friends we have known for many years combined with some more recent HR friends. Pino Mercuri shared a short story on the impressive new Microsoft building in Milan. He…

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  • Six Key Factors For Successful Remote Leadership

    In the Summer of 2017, ChapmanCG brought together three groups of Global and Regional HR Leaders in the metro areas of Chicago, Seattle and San Diego to discuss global HR trends. We were very grateful to be hosted by JLL, Microsoft and Thermo Fisher Scientific in each of these respective locations, and were also happy to invite HR representatives from companies as diverse as Amazon, Aon, Baker McKenzie, Baxter, Boeing, Booking.com, DocuSign, Eaton, Edelman, Ericsson, Getty Images, H.B. Fuller, Panasonic Aviation, Roche, SAP, Teradata and United Airlines. The meetings were moderated by Alan Mait and myself from ChapmanCG, with additional…

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  • Managing Change and the Data Frontier

    With a backdrop of Tokyo Tower and sprinkled cherry blossoms in a nearby park, Neal Walters and Yan Sen Lu, ChapmanCG’s Japan representatives, were joined by cofounders Matt Chapman and Oscar Fuchs at British American Tobacco for a round table session on ‘Successfully Managing Change.’ This was followed by an afternoon meeting at Microsoft on how companies are using ‘Data in HR’. Successfully Managing Change Same-same but different–Japan and Korea are similar in that no one talks or asks questions when they’re in a meeting, but right after, around the water cooler, groups gather to complain. Yet there are differences,…

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  • The Great HR Balancing Act in the Digital Era
    Hosted by: Microsoft

    In order to build the workforce for today’s Digital demands, HR is also going through a transformation. If we do not move ahead, we are already left behind. It is in this respect that “HR Transformation in This Digital Era” was the hot topic at last week’s ChapmanCG HR leaders meeting in Bangkok, hosted by Microsoft’s Thailand HR Director, Chutima Sribumrungsart. ChapmanCG’s Vargin Yeke and Tracy Goh were in attendance, along with HR leaders from Accenture, Agoda, ANZ, Celestica, Jim Thompson, Mondelez, Nissan, Philip Morris International (PMI), Syngenta, Thanachart Bank and True Corporation. Pillars of Digital Transformation Who will be…

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  • Taking Talent Acquisition to the Next Level
    Hosted by: Microsoft

    In conjunction with Microsoft, ChapmanCG continued its Asia HR Networking series by hosting over 20 Regional Talent Acquisition leaders in Singapore on Friday 6th of November. Attendees from a number of organisations including Abbott Laboratories, Google, Illumina, Manulife, PayPal, Philips, Qiagen, SAP, Shell, Singtel and SITA joined us to discuss linking the Talent Acquisition function to the overall retention and engagement strategies in APAC. What Does Your Perfect Hire Look Like? Our host, Zoe McBride, APAC Talent Acquisition Lead with Microsoft, began by sharing a new HR strategy that has transformed the way the organisation looks at people and productivity…

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  • Dubai HR Groups a Success
    Hosted by: Maersk Microsoft Philips

    ChapmanCG co-hosted three HR networking events in Dubai in late March. Phillips, Microsoft and Maersk each hosted a number of senior HR Leaders to discuss and share insights on innovation in HR in their organisations. Matthew Chapman, CEO ChapmanCG, and Andrew Bailey, Director of BeathChapman Turkey, chaired the discussions in each of the three groups. Some key takeaways on the latest on HR trends in the Middle East include: 1) Most Middle East markets have bounced back from the doldrums of 2008-2010, and it is encouraging to see a lot of HR hiring going on at the moment. 2) We…

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  • Turkey HR Leaders Meetings in Istanbul

    The Chapman Consulting Group held a series of Turkey HR Leaders meetings in Istanbul, hosted by British American Tobacco and Microsoft. The meetings were attended by a great group of participants, including representatives from Citi, Coca-Cola, Danone, General Electric, KPMG, Mitsubishi, Oracle, PepsiCo, and Unilever. The discussion topic focused on trends for the global HR profession 2015 and beyond, as well as fundamental HR trends with Generation Y talent.

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  • ChapmanCG Holds Global HR Leaders Meetings in London

    The Chapman Consulting Group held meetings of Global HR Leaders in London, U.K. The meetings were hosted by Microsoft and Thomson Reuters. The meetings were attended by a great group of participants, including representatives from Bloomberg, ED&F Man Holdings, Emerson, Genpact, McGraw-Hill, Moody’s, Nokia, Pearson, Pfizer, Standard Life, Tate & Lyle and Walgreens Boots Alliance Development.

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  • Engage to Retain in Indonesia
    Hosted by: ANZ Microsoft

    The Chapman Consulting Group hosted two animated HR Leader Networking Sessions in Jakarta last week. The first took place at Microsoft and the second at ANZ in their brand new learning and development centre. As always, the discussions amongst our Indonesian HR community were energetic and engaging. Representatives joined us from a diverse range of companies including Alcatel Lucent, AXA, Bakrie Telecom, Ceva Logistics, Ericsson, Johnson & Johnson, Leighton, Lippo Group, Mondelez, Nissan, Nokia, Novartis, PermataBank, Sime Darby and Triputra. Innovation Critical Whilst a range of topics were covered throughout the sessions, the challenges around attraction, retention and attrition are…

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