Developing Executive Talent: Best Practices from Global Leaders / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$50.11
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $34.16
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 43%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (8) from $34.16   
  • New (6) from $34.16   
  • Used (2) from $50.10   

Overview

"The input from a broad base of business leaders provided in this book helps the reader to learn from the experience of others and apply it to their own setting."
Tracy Robbins, Executive Vice President of Human Resources, InterContinental Hotels Group Plc

"This book describes a comprehensive approach to talent management which is of critical importance for building effective leadership in all types of organisations."
Christine Lloyd, Executive Director of People & Organisational Development, Cancer Research UK

"Every day organisations destroy value for shareholders because they are unable to identify and unlock the talent within their business. Talent management is probably one of the most significant value creating or value destroying capabilities that any organisation can have.

That's why learning from those that have found a way of doing this is so important for anyone in a leadership role. This guide is a great place to start."
Lynne Weedall, Human Resources Director, Hospitals Division, Bupa

"At last - a concise and highly practical book on one of the most critical areas of modern commercial management - with the added benefit of an approach based on the realities of what actually works in a variety of organisational contexts. The content is both thought-provoking and of immediate practical use."
Alastair Procter, Head of International Human Resources, Universal McCann

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470033180
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/2/2007
  • Series: J-B Foreign Imprint Series - EMEA Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 332
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan Smilansky, a PhD psychologist, started his career as an academic and then moved into Human Resource consultancy with a focus on individual and organisational development. Prior to founding Hydrogen (a talent development consultancy), Jonathan was the Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources for Universal Music Group (based in New York). He held similar positions at Forte/Meridien Hotels and Visa International and has also been a Partner in Hay Management Consultants (UK) and in Pilat HR Systems. Jonathan’s interests focus on talent and organisation development and the role of Human Resources in improving business performance. He has written a number of books and articles for professional publications including The New HR, Thompson Publishing (1997) and Talent Management, Wiley (2006). 

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

1. What is this book about?

2. The importance of talent management for long-term business success.

3. An overview of Talent Management processes

4. Using strategic business objectives to drive Talent Management efforts.

5. Talent management in critical jobs.

6. Managing succession.

7. Talent scouting in the external environment.

8. Systematic processes for identifying future executive talent and assessing potential.

9. Career paths.

10. Developing executive capability.

11. Breaking down silos that are barriers to effective talent management.

12.Talent Management and diversity.

13. Employer branding and talent management.

14. Integrating talent management with other human resource processes.

15. How about exceptional performers?

16. Building support at the top.

17. How do I manage my own career?

18. Conclusion.

APPENDIX 1.

APPENDIX 2.

APPENDIX 3.

INDEX.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)