How to Embrace Agile Working in a Large MNCEMEA • Hosted by: PepsiCo
For large organisations, the challenge of moving to agile ways of working can be compounded by years of heritage, tradition and certain ways of doing things, as well as the need to manage shareholder sentiment and reduce any negative impacts on short-term results. To effectively embrace agile working, organisations need to re-wire their culture through a combination of top-down leadership vision and bottom-up organic change, according to HR leaders. Piloting initiatives in certain business units or functions is often the most viable starting point during an agile transformation. HR leaders shared their challenges and approaches to embracing agile working at…
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 &…
APAC HR Leaders Meeting in ThailandHosted by: PepsiCo
The Chapman Consulting Group held a meeting of Thailand and APAC HR Leaders at PepsiCo in Bangkok. The group was attended by a great group of participants, including representatives from GlaxoSmithKline, Honeywell, InterContinental Hotels Group, Johnson & Johnson, Linde Group, Maersk, Microsoft, Mondelez International and Zimmer.
Top tips to connect Asia with Global HQHosted by: PepsiCo
A lively Asia Pacific HR roundtable was co-hosted by PepsiCo and The Chapman Consulting Group in Hong Kong last week. In attendance were over 25 HR leaders with responsibility in Asia Pacific from a broad range of companies including Baker & McKenzie, Bloomberg, Linklaters, Marriot, PCCW, Philips, PVH, Revlon, and many more. Participants discussed the pressures on organisations to act more international, global, and in some cases ‘glocal’. There was a consistent theme to the discussion around HR Leaders linking the region to Headquarters, as well as the challenges encountered when change is driven from a corporate level. Be visible…