Research Projects

Our mission is to advance the knowledge and practice of human relationships in industry, commerce, education, government, and nongovernmental organizations. Featured here are projects sponsored by IRC4HR. IRC4HR contributes to the success of projects through financial support, as well as by providing high-level IRC4HR consulting, advisory, and thought leadership services.

More Digital Transformation Challenges for Leaders and Organizations

Digital Transformation Challenges for Leaders and Organizations

This study explores, through deep-dive interviews, how senior stakeholders from functions that are relevant in the Digital Transformation process perceive the related leadership and organizational challenges (with special emphasis on cross-boundary collaboration).

More Work for Humanity

Work for Humanity

This exciting, human-centered initiative is exploring how to better leverage technology to help people perform more valuable and meaningful work in a dynamic and unpredictable future.

More Inclusion by Design: <div><span>A Conference for Building the Inclusive Workplace of the Future</span></div>

Inclusion by Design:
A Conference for Building the Inclusive Workplace of the Future

Inclusion by Design is a conference for women 50+, business and civic leaders, and anyone else who is passionate about inclusive workplaces.

More The State of Employment Relations: <span>A Multinational Study of Employer and Employee Perspectives</span>

The State of Employment Relations: A Multinational Study of Employer and Employee Perspectives

What determines the effectiveness of the employer-employee relationship and its impact on organization performance? With a multi-national survey (in the US, UK, Australia, and Canada), this project researches the state of the employer-employee relationship in HR and other workplace practices.

More Personal Network Strategies of Successful People

Personal Network Strategies of Successful People

As the collaborative intensity of work has exploded and the pace of change has accelerated over the past decade, personal networks have become critical to the performance and well-being of individuals (and organizations).

More <span>Reimagining</span> HR

Reimagining HR

With the goal of “advancing the HR profession forward, faster,” CHREATE is the collaborative effort of a group of CHROs from leading organizations, along with a small group of academics and other thought leaders, focused on defining – and working to enable – the future of HR.