Book The talent mandate : why smart companies put people first / Andrew Benett, with W. Barksdale Maynard and Ann O'Reilly.
Associated Name: Maynard, W. Barksdale contributor.
Associated Name: O'Reilly, Ann, contributor.
Publication year: 2013.
Call Number HF5549 .B46 2013
Media class: Book
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230340879 0230340873
Extent: xiii, 242 pages ; 25 cm
"Andrew Benett shows that only 'talent centric' organizations are destined to thrive in our fast changing economy. Drawing on original research and nearly 100 in-depth interviews with outstanding leaders of talent-driven organizations such as Zappos, DreamWorks Animation, Nestlé, Dow Chemical, The Motley Fool, and AnswerLab, Benett uncovers trends that are making the talent issue so vital ... [This book] shows why talent must become a top business priority, not only for human resource managers but also for most senior executives with each company -- starting with the CEO"--Dust jacket.
Preface : starting a conversation on talent -- Part I. The transformed business environment. The big shift -- Silicon Valley : birthplace of the talent revolution -- A new way to work -- Part II. Six essential strategies for success. Attend to your DNA -- Measure twice, hire once -- Equip your players -- Trust them -- Be relentlessly adaptive -- Create an innovation-centered workplace -- Make it easy to collaborate -- Harness the tidal wave of digital -- Hire for agility -- Move people around -- Loosen up -- Treat your talent right -- Define your higher purpose -- Part III. Conclusion. A talent utopia.