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The Cranfield University alumni podcast channel, Alumni Matters, covers a wide range of topics from Cranfield conferences, prominent alumni and our world-class faculty.

The Cranfield University alumni podcast channel, Alumni Matters, covers a wide range of topics from Cranfield conferences, prominent alumni and our world-class faculty.
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The Cranfield University alumni podcast channel, Alumni Matters, covers a wide range of topics from Cranfield conferences, prominent alumni and our world-class faculty.

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English


Episodes

Cranfield Alumni Conference 2018: Q&A with Andy Maguire

12/17/2018
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Andy Maguire is HSBC’s Group Chief Operating Officer leading operations, technology and corporate services for the bank. Andy also leads HSBC’s chief operating officers who are responsible for the effectiveness and efficiency of the bank’s operations. In this session, Andy answered questions from conference attendees on the subject of inclusive talent management.

Duration:00:27:41

Cranfield Alumni Conference 2018: Ethnicity on boards

12/17/2018
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Learning about what works in sustaining proportional representation of women on boards opens conversations about other types of diversity in leadership positions. Last year, the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the British Academy of Management produced Delivering Diversity, focusing on BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) representation in the management pipeline, urging business to ‘break the silence’ about ethnicity at work. The Parker Review published its final recommendations...

Duration:00:32:17

Cranfield Alumni Conference 2018: Embracing the next generation of talent

12/17/2018
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The hype surrounding the younger generation – or Millennials – is almost overwhelming, with countless reports detailing their characteristics, preferences, and most notably, their differences to previous generations. This session discussed the rhetoric surrounding the younger generation and considered how employers might create a workplace that is attractive and motivating to this group. Professor Emma Parry considered the actual evidence for how, if at all, younger workers differ from older...

Duration:00:24:25

Cranfield Alumni Conference 2018: Talent: too scarce to waste

12/17/2018
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An ever-increasing skills gap and the need to retain experienced staff means that employers need to take action to support employees with disabilities and working carers. If they don't, then the employees’ physical and mental health can decline, and the pressure to reduce their hours, and quit their jobs increases. There is a wealth of talent in our organisations waiting to be unlocked with the right support from their employer. In this session Professor David Grayson CBE, Alice Maynard CBE...

Duration:00:30:23

Cranfield Alumni Conference 2018: Engaging men as allies

12/17/2018
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There are many ambitious, talented women who do not need ‘fixing’ but who do need organisational change and support in order to realise their contribution and potential. This means that all managers in the organisation - the men and the women - need to be on board with the talent agenda. We need men as allies to change leadership stereotypes, make better conscious decisions in the employment life cycle, and to call out micro-inequities and cultural inequalities. However, to make these come...

Duration:00:39:33

Cranfield Alumni Conference 2018: HSBC case study

12/17/2018
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This showcase session opened the Alumni Conference 2019, Inclusive Talent Management - towards a new norm. In this session, Professor Susan Vinnicombe CBE reviewed the progress made by women onto FTSE boards over the past 20 years, marking the time that Cranfield has been involved in this research project. The major issue is the lack of women in the executive pipeline. Cranfield has been working in partnership with the executive of HSBC HOST to address this issue over the past two years....

Duration:00:24:32