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  • Change capable teams

    Changing together: Change tools for teams

    Varney S, Carter A, Edwards M | Mar 2019 | The Henley Forum and Institute for Employment Studies

    Researchers and Members from The Henley Forum and IES worked in collaboration to conduct the underpinning research and to develop these change tools for teams.

  • Slides: Developing change-ready, change-capable organisations

    Carter A | Oct 2018 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Alison Carter's slides from IES Annual Conference 2018: HR's role in creating organisation agility: becoming change-smart in a fast-moving world, 11 October, 2018.

  • Slides: Leading for agility

    Pendleton D | Oct 2018 | Henley Business School

    David Pendleton's slides from IES Annual Conference 2018: HR's role in creating organisation agility: becoming change-smart in a fast-moving world, 11 October, 2018.

  • Change capability in the agile organisation

    Change capability in the agile organisation

    IES Perspectives on HR 2018

    Carter A, Varney S | Jul 2018 | Institute for Employment Studies

    With organisations being encouraged to embrace 'agile', this IES paper considers the challenges of large-scale change, and how organisations can become both change-ready and change-capable, in order to thrive in today's fast-paced environment.

  • Supporting line managers to foster engagement

    Supporting line managers to foster engagement

    Robinson D | Jul 2018 | NHS Employers

    This briefing paper, produced by IES on behalf of NHS Employers, offers guidance to HR and senior leaders in the NHS on how line managers can relate to their direct reports in an engaging, motivating manner.

  • Understanding the conditions for successful mental health training for managers

    Understanding the conditions for successful mental health training for managers

    Mental health training programmes and methods for line managers

    Wilson S, Martin A, Spiegelhalter K | Jun 2018 | Rail Safety and Standards Board

    This report presents the findings of research conducted by IES to consider the best way to support the rail industry to begin to train line managers in the rail industry on aspects of mental health and wellbeing.

  • Barristers' Working Lives 2017: Harassment and bullying report

    Barristers' Working Lives 2017: Harassment and bullying report

    Jun 2018 | The Bar Council

    This report presents a selection of findings from IES' survey of barristers on behalf of The Bar Council. Focusing on three areas of the findings from the 2017 Working Lives survey, it explores the prevalence and nature of reports of harassment, bullying and discrimination.

  • Slides: Getting the most from performance and development conversations

    Hirsh W | May 2018 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Wendy Hirsh's presentation slides from IES HR workshop 'Getting the most from performance and development conversations', 17 May 2018.

  • Slides: New Leadership Rules

    Jones G | May 2018 | Creative Management Associates

    Gareth Jones' slides from IES HR Directors' Retreat 2018, 'Managing across the generations', May 2018.

  • Effective performance, development and career conversations at work

    Effective performance, development and career conversations at work

    IES Perspectives on HR 2018

    Hirsh W | Apr 2018 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This paper, the first in the IES 'Perspectives on HR 2018' series, takes a critical look at the widespread exhortation that managers should have more frequent and more effective conversations with employees about their performance, skills and learning, potential and career development.