One Page Talent Management: Eliminating Complexity, Adding Value

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A Revolutionary Approach to Talent Management

You know that winning in today’s marketplace requires top quality talent. You also know what it takes to build that talent—and you spend significant financial and human resources to make it happen. Yet somehow, your company’s beautifully designed and well-benchmarked processes don’t translate into the bottom-line talent depth you need. Why?

Talent management experts Marc Effron and Miriam Ort argue that companies unwittingly add layers of complexity to their talent building models—without evaluating whether those components add any value to the overall process. Consequently, simple processes like setting employee performance goals become multi-page, headache-inducing time-wasters that turn managers off to the whole process and fail to improve results.

In this revolutionary book, Effron and Ort introduce One Page Talent Management (OPTM): a powerfully simple approach that significantly accelerates a company’s ability to develop better leaders faster. The authors outline a straightforward, easy-to-use process for designing results-oriented OPTM processes: base every process on proven scientific research; eliminate complexity by including only those components that add real value to the process; and build transparency and accountability into every practice.

Based on extensive research and the authors’ hands-on corporate and consulting experience with companies including Avon Products, Bank of America, and Philips, One Page Talent Management shows how to:

• Quickly identify high potential talent without complex assessments
• Increase the number of “ready now” successors for key roles
• Generate 360 feedback that accelerates change in the most critical behaviors
• Significantly reduce the time required for managers to implement talent processes
• Enforce accountability for growing talent through corporate culture, compensation, etc.

A radical new approach to growing talent, One Page Talent Management trades complexity and bureaucracy for simplicity and a relentless focus on adding value to create the high-quality talent you need—right now.
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ISBN-13: 9781422166734
ISBN-10: 1422166732
Pagini: 184
Dimensiuni: 155 x 236 x 20 mm
Greutate: 0.41 kg
Editura: Harvard Business Review
Locul publicării: United Kingdom


“Of the new business books that came out in 2010, this one stands head and shoulders above the rest.” - HR Professional

Notă biografică

Marc Effron is an experienced talent management practitioner who created one of the best known leadership studies, the Top 20 Companies for Leaders. He is currently VP, Global Talent Management for Avon Products in New York City. He has authored two prior books on HR and Leadership and published numerous articles. Marc is a sought after speaker, addressing 10-15 HR and business conferences each year, and is frequently quoted on leadership topics. He has held senior leadership positions with Bank of America and Avon Products, and created and led the Global Leadership Practice for HR consulting firm Hewitt Associates. While in consulting, he worked with large global organizations such as Alcoa, Phillips, and Reliance (India) on building talent in their organizations. In 2007, he founded the New Talent Management Network, a group of 600+ talent professional interested in advancing that profession.

Miriam Ort is the co-architect of the One Page Talent Management concept. She is currently Senior Manager, Human Resources for Pepsico North America. In her prior role as Senior Manager for Talent Management at Avon Products, her efforts resulted in the one page engagement survey report which inspired the One Page Talent Management philosophy. Miriam co-authored "Talent Pool or Talent Puddle: Where's the Talent in Talent Management?" which was published in Leadership Excellence magazine in 2007. Her recent speaking engagements include the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists' annual conference and the International Consortium for Executive Development Research.


Chapter 1: One Page Talent Management
Chapter 2: Managing Performance
Chapter 3: 360-degree behavioral feedback
Chapter 4: Talent Reviews and Succession Planning
Chapter 5: Engagement and Engagement Surveys
Chapter 6: Competencies
Chapter 7: Sustaining One Page Talent Management