January, 03, '14
IFREI Club Chile
The IFREI Club is a is a forum for companies looking to promote reconciliation between work and family and labor flexibility, through the exchange of experiences between business and sharing information on the latest trends in this field. It is part of an international network present in 19 countries.
The IFREI Club Chile helps create family-responsible environments in organizations, thus strengthening family and society.
IFREI Chile Club members
The IFREI Club Chile currently has 22 companies: Grupo Security, Kimberly Clark, Parque del Recuerdo, Aconcagua S.A., BCI, Santander, DuocUC, IANSA, Transbank, Sodexo, Corbanca, Codelco, Relsa, Coca Cola, GTD, Telefónica, Barrick, Universidad del Pacífico, Mando Medio, BBosch, Unilever, Forus.
IFREI Club members participate in forums held during the year, in addition to attending various lectures aimed at sharing the best practices to improve the current working environment both within their company and country.
Three forums were held during the year, designed to deepen the most important issues when balancing work and family.
In each forum some companies expose their experience and learning about the subject, so far there have been cases about TransBank, BCI, Coca Cola, Unilever, Sodexo and Security Group. During the course of 2014 we will also come to about know the experience of Telefonica, BBosch and Forus.
Upcoming activities: Curriculum 2014
FORUM 1: Innovation in Corporate Family Responsibility policies
Wednesday, 23 April
The CFR policies provide the tools necessary to reconcile different personal, family and professional needs. There are different types of policies focused on CFR for different jobs, different sectors, etc. That's why it is important to know the latest trends and best practices of Chilean companies. This forum will present a summary of the book "Reconciling work and family: a good practices guide in Chile"
María José Bosch , Ph.D. in General Management and Master of Research in Management , IESE, University of Navarra. Business Administration, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Executive Director of the Work and Family Center Security Group. Professor of Managing People in the ESE.
Catalina Reyes, Chief, Quality of Life, Telefónica (Company member of IFREI Club)
FORUM 2: Developing leaders within the organization CFR
Wednesday, 11 June
The CFR leaders create reconciliation and equal opportunity policies and practices.. They are models of flexibility by fostering commitment and satisfaction of employees. They apply reconciliation policies thereby increasing the competitiveness and sustainability of the company. This is why it is important to understand how to develop such skills and how we can transmit them within organizations.
Rafael Mies, Ph.D. University of Navarra. Business Administration, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez. Professor of the Department of Human Capital Coca Cola Andina ESE Business School. Author of several books in Chile and abroad, highlighting "The essence of the Peter Drucker Management". Financial Journal permanent columnist. Director and consultant.
Somarriva Manuel, Legal and People Manager, Forus SA (Company member of IFREI Club)
FORUM 3: The effect of values on the CFR culture
Wednesday, October 15
Companies with CFR cultures are people-centered. The CFR organizations are organizations that perceive the needs of employees and their families, and articulate the means to satisfy them. Values play a key role to align the organization and create CFR cultures.
María José Bosch, Ph.D. in General Management and Master of Research in Management, IESE, University of Navarra. Business Administration, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Executive Director of the Work and Family Center Security Group. Professor of Managing People in the ESE.
Ximena Müller, People and Organization Manager SA B.Bosch (Company member of IFREI Club).
Diagnostics and Accreditation IFREI
There are currently two Chilean companies accredited with IFREI: Group Security and TransBank.