The Talent Management Handbook, Second Edition: Creating a Sustainable Competitive Advantage by Selecting, Developing, and Promoting the Best People

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-12-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The most comprehensive book of its kind, The Talent Management Handbook has become the go to resource for HR professionals, CEOs, and business leaders who want to take the lead in building a diverse, talented, and motivated workforce. Each section of this book offers state of the art processes, step by step practical management tools and techniques, and up to the minute resources that will equip you to:

-Discover and develop new talent

-Inspire, coach, and train future leaders

-Reward and retain the best people

-Plan and realize a culture of organizational excellence

Featuring breakthroughs and "best practices" from more than 30 leading global talent management firms Accenture, Center for Creative Leadership, Hay Group, Heidrick and Struggles, Human Capital Institute, Korn/Ferry International, Mercer, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Right Management, Sibson Consulting, Towers Watson, and othersThe Talent Management Handbook is a complete, all in one program designed to help you place the best people in the most critical jobs to assemble the building blocks of organizational excellence and create value one person at a time.

Based on years of research, hundreds of global consultations, and the stellar contributions of top industry leaders, The Talent Management Handbook is the most authoritative guide on the market for finding and utilizing the best people. Now in its second edition, this book includes the most innovative ideas and the latest tools, processes, and technologies available to help you launch a complete, fully functioning talent management program that will drive you and your workforce to the top.

Filled with key insights from renowned HR thought leaders and CEOs, The Talent Management Handbook shows you how to:

-Attract new talent and keep the "Superkeepers"

-Design career plans that boost employee morale and support organization needs

-Improve performance through a personal value exchange

-Coach, develop, and inspire raw talent and prepare the CEOs of the future

-See positive results with smarter performance reviews

-Create a culture of innovation and sustainability

In these pages there is a wealth of information on a wide range of subjects, including employee compensation, onboarding, leadership competencies, and engagement programs. Discover firsthand how top HR thought leaders like Dave Ulrich, Marshall Goldsmith, Richard Boyatzis, Marc Effron, Beverly Kaye, Andy Pellant, William Rothwell, William Schiemann, Doris Sims, Allan Schweyer, Kay Thorne, and Kevin Wilde have achieved amazing results. And learn how expanding global markets are affecting the development of talent and teams all across the world.

It takes a top notch workforce to make a company succeed. This definitive guide gives you all you need to enable your organization's people to do their best.

Author Biography

Author Information:
Lance A. Berger (Bryn Mawr, PA) is CEO of Lance A. Berger & Associates, Ltd., and a leading authority on compensation, talent management, and change management topics.

Dorothy R. Berger (Burr Ridge, IL) is Managing Director of Lance A. Berger & Associates, Ltd.

Table of Contents

Introducing the Talent Management System
Creating and Assembling the Building Blocks of Talent Management
Talent Planning
Building Diversity into your Succession Plan
Coaching, Training, Education, and Development
Using Talent Management to Drive Cultures of Excellence
Compensation and Your Talent Management Plan
Harnessing Technology to Support Your Talent Management Program
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Outstanding Book! July 11, 2011
I have rented this rental textbook from ecampus; it delivered in the estimated time and in a great condition. The textbook plainly gives advice on how to avoid high staff turnover, poor morale, and poor performance. The textbook is written in an easy to follow and understand way that will help you draw career plans that enhance the morale of the workforce and generate and maintain high performance in your organization. It covers the basic concepts and presents a step-by-step plan for developing and implementing a competency model in an organization. Highly recommended!
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