Back

The Chapman Consulting Group Continues to Build Profile in Hong Kong

Hosted by: Bank of America Merrill Lynch Jardine Matheson Tiffany

The Chapman Consulting Group recently had a busy week in Hong Kong with a series of networking events for senior HR Practitioners over the period of 27 to 29 October.

On Wednesday 27 October, we joined Organisation Solutions at the regional offices of Tiffany & Co. in Hong Kong for a two hour presentation on ‘Leadership Matters’. Regional Heads of Learning and Talent from 20 multinationals were in attendance, including representatives from companies such as Disney, Morgan Stanley, Agility, Prudential, ING and RBS. During the session, the roundtable group discussed the current definition of leadership, as well as the characteristics make a great leader, the different approaches to leadership styles, and how leaders impact company performance. The session formed part of the ‘Good Science, Great Practice’ series pioneered by Organisation Solutions, and aimed at helping senior HR Leaders connect current research with experience on people and organisation practices. The Chapman Consulting Group enjoys supporting this HR series.

On Thursday 28 October, The Chapman Consulting Group hosted a lunch discussion on Quarter Four Regional HR Talent Trends affecting the banking sector. The lunch was held at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong and we welcomed along 15 senior HR Leaders from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, HSBC, UBS, Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, DBS, Nomura and various other financial institutions. During the 90 minute lunch, HR Leaders reflected on HR talent issues at play in building and retaining their HR teams. Amongst the topics covered were the importance of having a regional HR business plan that glues together the mission and objectives of the APAC HR structure; rotating talent through HR specialisations and geographies to improve retention; selecting HR talent that fits different HR models; and also smarter strategies around hiring and retaining HR graduates. We were impressed with the openness of HR Leaders to share their thoughts with each other and felt that the lunch was an excellent vehicle for everyone in attendance to get a broader industry perspective of what’s going on in the HR space.

Friday 29 October saw us attending an early morning breakfast presentation at Jardine Matheson in Hong Kong for 18 Regional HR Heads and Regional Talent Heads. Dr Alison Eyring, CEO of Organisation Solutions, delivered an entertaining and interactive presentation on ‘The Importance of Evidence-Based HR’. HR Leaders joined from Noble Group, Avery Dennison, Freshfields, HSBC, Thomson Reuters and other Hong Kong-based regional multinationals. The presentation looked at the fact that every day, business and HR Leaders make decisions intended to improve organisation and individual performance. However, too often these decisions are based on myth and mis-information. To create true value for their business, HR Leaders must make, shape and execute decisions based on the best available evidence of what works. Participants walked away with a better understanding of evidence-based management and how to add value to their business by using this approach.

Newsletter

Keep up with the latest HR insights and updates.
Sign up

Recent Posts

Key Contributors:

Matthew Chapman

Founder

Global Management
View more
Global Management

Matthew Chapman

Founder

Matthew (Matt) Chapman is the Founder of ChapmanCG. Matt oversees ChapmanCG’s future strategy, innovation and image across the globe. He also personally provides HR search and career counsel to HR leaders whose careers have grown alongside ChapmanCG — some of whom are now the biggest HR names in the world.

Matt has a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Business Law from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is a Singapore Citizen and divides his time between Asia Pacific, the Americas and EMEA.

Matt is a wellness, self-improvement and fitness addict. He has completed six desert, 250km ultra-marathons in Chile, China, Egypt, Antarctica, Namibia and Madagascar.

EA Registration Number: R1111550 Licence Number: 08S3543

Latest Articles by Matthew

Culture & Business Transformation 25 August 2021

Global HR Update Q3 2021

In this edition of ChapmanCG’s Global HR Update, we call out the latest HR trends around…

ChapmanCG
Read
ChapmanCG News 12 May 2021

Global HR Update Q2 2021

The future of work is a consistent theme in our conversations with HR contacts around…

ChapmanCG
Read
Global HR Updates 3 March 2021

Global HR Update Q1 2021

As we start 2021, it is clear that HR will remain ‘front and centre’ for…

ChapmanCG
Read
ChapmanCG News 30 December 2020

What 2020 has meant to ChapmanCG

Matthew Chapman, Founder We always believed HR was “at the centre” but this year has…

ChapmanCG
Read
ChapmanCG News 1 December 2020

Global HR Update Q4 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, the HR community is reflecting on the challenges of…

ChapmanCG
Read
Global HR Updates 29 April 2020

Global HR Update Q2 2020

We are seeing the HR profession going through substantial change as a result of the…

ChapmanCG
Read
ChapmanCG News 4 March 2019

ChapmanCG appoints Stephanie Nash to the new role of Global Chief People Officer

Global HR executive search firm ChapmanCG today announced the appointment of Stephanie Nash to the…

Ben Davies
Read
ChapmanCG News 23 May 2018

What CHROs Look for in Their Asia HR Head

The Asia HR Head possesses a unique set of skills that allows them to meet…

Matthew Chapman
Watch
Talent Development 25 March 2018

The Asia HR Head Competitive Advantage

Asian HR leaders have learned to adapt to environments where there is no ready-made human…

Matthew Chapman
Watch
Culture & Business Transformation 17 April 2017

Managing Change and the Data Frontier

With a backdrop of Tokyo Tower and sprinkled cherry blossoms in a nearby park, Neal…

Matthew Chapman
Read