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March 13th 2019

Harnessing the HR Technology Revolution

HR technology is a vast and rapidly changing field, touching every aspect of HR. As more and more processes become automated, technology plays an ever larger role in HR's efficiency and effectiveness. This report explores the opportunities and risks associated with HR technology and aims to provide HR professionals with the relevant information to develop HR technology capability within their organisation.

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June 6th 2018

Productivity: Puzzle or Pandemic?

Productivity growth in the UK has slowed significantly in recent years. PARC’s report Productivity: Puzzle or Pandemic? investigates the issue. The report: • Defines productivity • Identifies the complex and interrelated factors that have led to its slowdown, including workforce shape and quality, educational and occupational polarisation, capital and human capital investment, and management practices • Offers practical recommendations for what employers can do to improve productivity.

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June 22nd 2017

Incentives for Motivation and Performance: Current practice and future direction

PARC last looked comprehensively at incentive reward in 2010, in conjunction with WorldatWork.

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September 1st 2016

The Retirement Dilemma - Sleepwalking Into a Crisis?

This paper provides employers with information and views to help address two very important questions, and to provoke ideas for discussion.

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February 18th 2016

Equal Pay - still minding the gender pay gap?

The gender pay gap is currently a hot topic in the UK. All political parties have sought to improve the situation, in part by wanting companies to be more transparent in their reporting.

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January 29th 2016

Improving Organisation Performance - A systems approach

Performance means different things to different commentators. Even when the focus is on the contribution that people make to the collective context, the words ‘performance management’ are all too often narrowly interpreted as a particular kind of personnel control system.

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June 9th 2015

The UK plc Remuneration Committee: its evolving purpose, effectiveness and challenges

The job of the Remuneration Committee, and especially its Chair, is a formidable one. They have to reward top executives fairly against a backcloth of increasing regulation, continued public criticism of executive pay and an uncertain economy.

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April 14th 2015

HR, Technology and Analytics – an Update

In May 2014 PARC published HR, Technology and Analytics – Threats and Opportunities. This provided a succinct round-up of the major issues facing HR in adapting to the digital age.

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April 15th 2014

HR, Technology and Analytics – Threats and Opportunities

Prepared for our May 2014 meeting – The Technology Challenges for HR – this discussion paper looks to shed light on developments in information systems, and to explore the implications of big data for HR.

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October 4th 2013

Perspectives from Silicon Valley

Stu Winby's presentation on Perspectives from Silicon Valley.

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