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    A fascinating presentation by one of
    Europe's leading evidence-based HR
    practitioners and authors, Patrick Vermeren.
    THURSDAY 27th AUGUST 2015
    Presentation 12:20-12:50pm
    AHRI National Convention Exhibition Hall
    Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne 3000
    RSVP by Friday, 21 August, 2015.
    Entry to the Exhibition is free upon registration at the door.

    This event is also being run in Sydney. Contact organisers for details or click here.

What if you discovered

In this presentation, Patrick Vermeren will

  • Outline a set of simple rules that can be used to make a quick assessment of HR theories, models, and surveys
  • Present a comprehensive framework that maps the evidence-based status of current HR practices
  • Review which HR practices are evidence based and which are not
  • Challenge many popular - but not evidence based - HR practices, including:
    • The 70:20:10 rule
    • MBTI
    • Individual performance goals

About the Presenter

Patrick Vermeren is an HR professional who is fully committed to evidence-based HR. Patrick started his career as an executive in the banking and automotive industries. He developed a passion for learning and science, with particular interest in psychology, behavioural biology, and neurobiology. It was this passion and his commitment to only using evidence-based surveys in his consulting practice that drove him to develop the Leadership Circumplex and its associated survey, the Circumplex Leadership Scan 360° (CLS360).

Based on the clear vision that reliable knowledge should be shared as much as possible, he has published:

  • Around Leadership: Bridging the Scientist-Practitioner Gap (third edition 2014)
  • De HR-ballon: 10 populaire praktijken doorprikt (Dutch). [The HR Balloon: 10 Popular Practices Punctured; third revised edition 2009]
  • Anders Leiden (Dutch). [Leading Differently; 2009]
  • Rond Communicatie, De mens als social dier (Dutch). [Around Communication: Man as a Social Animal; 2013]

He is the president of the Belgian organisation Evidence-based HRM.

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