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    A fascinating presentation by one of
    Europe's leading evidence-based HR
    practitioners and authors, Patrick Vermeren.
    TUESDAY 25th AUGUST 2015
    Light Breakfast from 7:00am. Presentation 7:00-9:00am
    Boardroom of Centre for Corporate Health
    Level 5, 68 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000
    RSVP by Friday, 21 August, 2015
    for this complementary session

    This event is also being run in Melbourne. 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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