Great People Decisions: Why They Matter So Much, Why They are So Hard, and How You Can Master Them

Great People Decisions: Why They Matter So Much, Why They are So Hard, and How You Can Master Them

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470037263
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/25/2007
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.24(d)

About the Author

Claudio Fernandez Araoz is a partner and member of the global executive committee in the leading executive search firm Egon Zehnder International, where he has spent more than twenty years filling executive positions in major businesses throughout the world. He holds an MBA from Stanford and has previously worked for McKinsey & Company. His bestselling articles have been published in leading business publications, including the Harvard Business Review and the MIT Sloan Management Review.

Table of Contents

Introduction. The make-or-break choice.

Chapter 1. Great people decisions: a resource for you. .

Chapter 2. Great people decisions: a resource for your organization.

Chapter 3. Why great people decisions are so hard.

Chapter 4. Knowing when a change is needed.

Chapter 5. What to look for.

Chapter 6. Where to look: inside and out.

Chapter 7. How to appraise people.

Chapter 8. How to attract and motivate the best people.

Chapter 9. How to integrate the best people.

Chapter 10. The bigger picture.

Appendix A. The Value of Investing in People Decisions.

Appendix B. Selected Bibliography on Assessment Methods.

Notes.

Acknowledgments.

Index.

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