Shaping Africa's Talent: Build, develop and retain talent

Shaping Africa's Talent: Build, develop and retain talent

by Terry Meyer (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781869226251
Publisher: Knowledge Resources Pty Ltd
Publication date: 09/01/2016
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Terry Meyer
Director, Leadership SA

Terry Meyer is a strategy and leadership consultant, academic, author and keynote speaker. He specialises in strategy, leadership, organisational design and
HR strategy including talent strategy within the context of a connected economy. He has engaged with a number of top global companies and Business Schools in the US and Europe. He has also run a number of customised in house programmes for HR Business
Partners and Specialists. He teaches on senior level programmes at various Business
Schools and has authored and co-edited seven books in his areas of expertise, including the newly released Shaping Africa's Talent.

Table of Contents


About the editor ii
About the contributors iii
Forward: Prof Frik Landman USB-Ed ix
Introduction: Terry Meyer - Leadership SA xi

Part 1: Shaping the strategic landscape 1
Chapter 1: Talent management in Africa - A contextual overview - Wilhelm Crous and
Zia Attlee 1
Chapter 2: _ Talent framework and key issues in talent - Terry Meyer 19
Chapter 3: _ Strategic thinking: Future-focused competence for African leadership talent -
Morné Mostert 37
Chapter 4: _ Talent and technology: Your business should be social - André Horak 49
Chapter 5: _ Leading in a connected world - Terry Meyer 57
Chapter 6: _ Talent development for sustainable competitiveness - Samuel Njenga 71
Chapter 7: _ Developing a compelling employer value proposition to attract Africa's top talent -
Jenali Skuse and Madeline Lass 79
Chapter 8: _ Executive talent in Africa - Allen Shardelow and Debbie Farnaby 103
Chapter 9: _ A comprehensive talent management framework in action - Johan Ludike 115
Part 2: African talent strategies: Case studiese 133
Chapter 10: _ "Feeling the magic": Woolworths Career Paths Project - Chantal Butler 133
Chapter 11: _ The role of organisational culture in the attraction and retention of talent - the
Nedbank story - Abe Thebyan 147
Chapter 12: _ Discovery's informal and innovative talent management - Terence Okeke Taylor 161
Chapter 13: _ Home-grown African bottler shows winning spirit and culture:
Coca-Cola Sabco - Tracy Potgieter 169
Part 3: Leading talent processes 181
Chapter 14: _ The role of business schools in building Africa's talent - Terry Meyer 181
Chapter 15: _ Building Africa's technical and vocational skills - Nazrene Mannie 195
Chapter 16: _ Designing and implementing a graduate development programme - James Hu 207
Chapter 17: _ From potential to performance: Assessing talent and leadership potential - Lisa
Ashton and Jacques Haworth 219
Chapter 18: _ Coaching for leadership impact - Sarah Babb 231
Chapter 19: _ Building learning paths - Lydia Cillie Schmidt 247
Conclusion 263
Index 266

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