Magazine article Talent Development

What Are You Waiting For?

Magazine article Talent Development

What Are You Waiting For?

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"For companies that are truly competitors in the knowledge economy, what was good enough performance yesterday is rarely good enough today and will almost never be good enough tomorrow For most organizations, the best way to meet this challenge is to become human capital-centric, to focus on making talent their most important source of competitive advantage."

--Edward E. Lawler III, author of Talent: Making People Your Competitive Advantage

The term "talent management" has been around for a while, but many in the industry are still confused about what the term encompasses, how to implement it in their companies, and who owns it.

We've all heard about "the war for talent" and the claim that "people are a company's most competitive advantage," but that hasn't changed the urgency of creating an integrated talent management strategy that includes recruitment, succession planning, performance management, leadership development, professional development, engagement, compensation and rewards, and high-potential employee development.

Many learning professionals regard talent management as a term for leadership development and succession planning, and a recent ASTD-i4cp study finds that many organizations are not integrating talent management into their operations, let alone measuring the results in meaningful ways. …

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