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Strategy-driven talent management : a leadership imperative /
Rob Silzer and Ben E. Dowell, editors ; foreword by Allen H. Church and Janine Waclawski.
edition
1st ed.
imprint
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2010.
description
xlv, 881 p.
ISBN
9780787988470 (cloth)
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imprint
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2010.
isbn
9780787988470 (cloth)
catalogue key
7013145
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Strategy-Driven Talent Management Organizations today understand that superior talent can create competitive business advantage. Executives are working with human resource managers and talent professionals to significantly improve their organization's ability to attract, develop, deploy, and retain the talent needed to achieve the organization's strategies. Effective CEOs and senior leaders are realizing that strong talent resources are as critical to business success as financial resources. This book in the SIOP Professional Practice Series provides an up-to-date review and summary of current and leading-edge talent management practices in organizations. A comprehensive book, Strategy-Driven Talent Management brings together an outstanding group of leading practitioners who present state-of-the-art ideas, best practices, and guidance on how to recruit, select, assimilate, develop, and retain exceptional talent and integrate talent management efforts with organizational strategy. Written for human resource professionals, industrial-organizational psychologists, and corporate executives, this key resource is a clear must-read guide to the emerging field of strategic talent management. Strategy-Driven Talent Management shows how to build competitive advantage through an integrated and strategic talent management program. summarizes what it takes to attract, develop, deploy, and retain the best talent for the strategic needs of an organization. reviews critical issues such as managing talent in global organizations and measuring the effectiveness of talent management programs. Includes case examples and CEO interviews from leading-edge companies such as PepsiCo, Microsoft, Home Depot, Cargill, and Allstate, which reveal how each of these organizations drives talent management with their business strategies. This essential must-have HR resource offers insight into the future of strategic talent management, an extensive annotated bibliography and suggestions for preparing the next generation of organizational leaders.
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Strategy-Driven Talent ManagementOrganizations today understand that superior talent can create competitive business advantage. Executives are working with human resource managers and talent professionals to significantly improve their organization's ability to attract, develop, deploy, and retain the talent needed to achieve the organization's strategies. Effective CEOs and senior leaders are realizing that strong talent resources are as critical to business success as financial resources.This book in the SIOP Professional Practice Series provides an up-to-date review and summary of current and leading-edge talent management practices in organizations. A comprehensive book, Strategy-Driven Talent Management brings together an outstanding group of leading practitioners who present state-of-the-art ideas, best practices, and guidance on how to recruit, select, assimilate, develop, and retain exceptional talent and integrate talent management efforts with organizational strategy. Written for human resource professionals, industrial-organizational psychologists, and corporate executives, this key resource is a clear must-read guide to the emerging field of strategic talent management.Strategy-Driven Talent Managementshows how to build competitive advantage through an integrated and strategic talent management program.summarizes what it takes to attract, develop, deploy, and retain the best talent for the strategic needs of an organization.reviews critical issues such as managing talent in global organizations and measuring the effectiveness of talent management programs.Includes case examples and CEO interviews from leading-edge companies such as PepsiCo, Microsoft, Home Depot, Cargill, and Allstate, which reveal how each of these organizations drives talent management with their business strategies.This essential must-have HR resource offers insight into the future of strategic talent management, an extensive annotated bibliography and suggestions for preparing the next generation of organizational leaders.
Summaries
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Professionals are searching for an integrated approach to building and sustaining leadership talent. This book presents state-of-the-art ideas, best practices, and guidance on how to recruit, select, assimilate, develop, compensate, and retain exceptional leaders.
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A Publication of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Praise for Strategy-Driven Talent Management "Silzer and Dowell's Strategy-Driven Talent Management provides a comprehensive overview of the different elements of the best talent management processes used in organizations today. This is a valuable resource for leaders and managers, HR practitioners and anyone involved in developing leadership talent." - Ed Lawler , Professor, School of Business, University of Southern California "Talent is the key to successful execution of a winning business strategy. Strategy-Driven Talent Management by Silzer & Dowell provides a thorough and very practical guide to building and managing talent based on the strategic needs of the organization. Business leaders will find this an excellent resource with many interesting examples and best practices from leading companies." - Herbert L. Henkel , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ingersoll Rand "Thanks to Strategy-Driven Talent Management , we can move from an attractive idea of talent management to practices that deliver. This book brings the work of practitioners-the people who are inventing, crafting, and shaping the field of talent management-to the forefront. Their collective experiences and insights will certainly enrich your own research and practice." - Cynthia McCauley , PhD, Senior Fellow, Center for Creative Leadership "It is exciting to see that Rob Silzer and Ben Dowell have given us the state of the art in 2010 of integrating human resource issues into strategic management. This volume is a must read for human resource and line leaders alike. The journey is far from over, but this volume of work will chart the course for further progress." - Noel Tichy , Professor, Management and Organizations, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business
Main Description
A Publication of the Society for Industrial and Organizational PsychologyPraise for Strategy-Driven Talent Management"Silzer and Dowell's Strategy-Driven Talent Management provides a comprehensive overview of the different elements of the best talent management processes used in organizations today. This is a valuable resource for leaders and managers, HR practitioners and anyone involved in developing leadership talent." -Ed Lawler, Professor, School of Business, University of Southern California"Talent is the key to successful execution of a winning business strategy. Strategy-Driven Talent Management by Silzer & Dowell provides a thorough and very practical guide to building and managing talent based on the strategic needs of the organization. Business leaders will find this an excellent resource with many interesting examples and best practices from leading companies." -Herbert L. Henkel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ingersoll Rand"Thanks to Strategy-Driven Talent Management, we can move from an attractive idea of talent management to practices that deliver. This book brings the work of practitioners-the people who are inventing, crafting, and shaping the field of talent management-to the forefront. Their collective experiences and insights will certainly enrich your own research and practice." -Cynthia McCauley, PhD, Senior Fellow, Center for Creative Leadership"It is exciting to see that Rob Silzer and Ben Dowell have given us the state of the art in 2010 of integrating human resource issues into strategic management. This volume is a must read for human resource and line leaders alike. The journey is far from over, but this volume of work will chart the course for further progress." -Noel Tichy, Professor, Management and Organizations, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business
Main Description
Professionals are searching for an integrated approach to building and sustaining leadership talent. This volume in the SIOP Professional Practice series provides an up-to-date perspective on current talent management practices in business organizations. Bringing together a collection of thought leaders and managers from noted organizations, this book presents state-of-the-art ideas, best practices, and guidance on how to recruit, select, assimilate, develop, compensate, and retain exceptional leaders. It contains the knowledge, research, and experience in developing and implementing those practices and initiatives, and provides an effective resource for I/O psychologists and HR professionals.
Table of Contents
Figures, Tables, and Exhibitsp. xii
Forewordp. xvii
Prefacep. xxi
The Editorsp. xxix
The Contributorsp. xxxi
General Frameworks
Strategic Talent Management Mattersp. 3
Building Competitive Advantage Through Integrated Talent Managementp. 73
Key Practices
Building the Talent Pipeline: Attracting and Recruiting the Best and Brightestp. 123
Ropes to Skip and the Ropes to Know: Facilitating Executive Onboardingp. 159
Identifying and Assessing High-Potential Talent: Current Organizational Practicesp. 213
Developing Leadership Talent: Delivering on the Promise of Structured Programsp. 281
Developing Leadership Talent Through Experiencesp. 313
Changing Behavior One Leader at a Timep. 349
Managing Leadership Talent Poolsp. 399
Employee Engagement: A Focus on Leadersp. 439
Critical Issues
Building Functional Expertise to Enhance Organizational Capabilityp. 463
Managing and Measuring the Talent Management Functionp. 503
Managing Talent in Global Organizationsp. 549
Managing Talent in Chinap. 595
Different Perspectives
Take the Pepsi Challenge: Talent Development at PepsiCop. 617
Integrated Talent Management at Microsoftp. 641
They Can Do It! You Can Help! A Look at Talent Practices at The Home Depotp. 655
Allstate's "Good Hands" Approach to Talent Management: An Interview with Ed Liddy and Joan Crockettp. 669
A View from the Top on Talent Management: An Interview with Warren Staley, Recently Retired CEO of Cargill Incorporatedp. 699
Chief Human Resource Officer Perspectives on Talent Managementp. 711
Future Directions for Practice and Research
Building Sustainable Talent Through Talent Management: Benefits, Challenges, and Future Directionsp. 745
Critical Research Issues in Talent Managementp. 767
Talent Management: An Annotated Bibliographyp. 781
Name Indexp. 823
Subject Indexp. 835
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