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THRF Talk - "ROLE OF HR IN ORGANISATION RESTRUCTURING"

Date: 
31 Jul 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00
Event Details: 
Registration & Networking: 6.00 - 6.30.pm.
Presentation starts: 6.30.pm (and will end by 8pm)
This event is FREE for all UOWD students. Email your name to Dr Alison if you wish to attend (alisonthirlwall@uowdubai.ac.ae). 
 
Please join us for a Presentation and Discussion with Asma Bajawa on the "ROLE OF HR IN ORGANISATION RESTRUCTURING"
 
OUTLINE OF THE PRESENTATION:
 
There are many drivers that can trigger organisation restructuring however the biggest driver of late, seems to be the drive to reduce cost. 2016 and 2017 have presented challenging times for many organisations, across industry sectors, driving many organisations to rethink the way things have traditionally been done and prompted organisation restructuring and transformation.
Regardless of the drivers, what is the role of HR in supporting organisation restructuring 
  • Drivers for restructuring.
  • Case study 
  • Background
  • Approach
  • Outcome
  • Challenges

IN THIS SESSION YOU WILL LEARN: 

  • Role of HR
  • Leading or Following
  • Measuring the impact
  • Employee engagement
  • Q & A.
Presenter: 
Asma Bajawa
Presenter Details: 

Asma Bajawa is the Founder and Managing Director of PeopleFirst HR Consultancy which is one of the leading HR consultancies across the GCC. Born and bred in the UK, Asma is a seasoned HR professional, with more than 35 years of experience. A fellow of CIPD,UK and with a MBA from Kingston University(UK), Asma has extensive experience across all aspects of HR and has contributed to several high profile projects for government, semi-government and private sector organisations.

Asma started her career with British Airways where she spent 22 years working in different aspects of the business. In 2005, Asma moved to UAE, where she held several HR directorship roles before setting up her own Consultancy. 
 
Some of Asma's career accolades include:
  • Finalist for Chartered Institute of Personnel Development 2017, People Management Awards for Best HR Consultancy.
  • Finalist for Emirates Woman of the Year 2016 Visionaries Category.
  • Voted as Top 100 Asian female role models - Gender Equality and Racial Inclusion Council.

 

Location: 
Block 15 Auditorium
Event is open to: 
All currently enrolled UOWD students