TRANSEARCH Orxestra © author and organisational culture expert Dr John O. Burdett describes ten imperatives that are critical to achieving your talent management agenda, starting with the CEO who must be the organisation’s Chief Talent Officer.
“Talent management is a system, not a series of stand-alone processes.”
No organization can afford to put talent management on the backburner. The loss of experience as the baby-boom generation retires, the overall shortage of talented leaders, the absolute need to engage and retain high-potential employees at every level of the organization, and an environment which demands that organizations continually do more with less, all combine to make talent management a Board-level priority.
How do organizations get it right? What lessons have we learned over the years? In reviewing their own talent management agenda what questions should those at the organization’s helm be asking? What follows are ten talent management imperatives; ten issues that, left unaddressed, put at risk the entire talent management agenda.