Up Is Not the Only Way: A Guide to Developing Workforce Talent / Edition 2

Up Is Not the Only Way: A Guide to Developing Workforce Talent / Edition 2

by Beverly Kaye
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Up Is Not the Only Way: A Guide to Developing Workforce Talent / Edition 2

This classic shows how to forge the link between organizational strategic planning and individual career planning and development. Along with practical tips, action items, cases, and exercises, Beverly Kaye provides detailed guidelines and techniques for helping employees target suitable career goals, devise action plans, acquire appropriate skills, and develop evaluation procedures that will satisfy organizational needs. New features in this edition include communication strategies, techniques for recognizing talent in diversity, and a new approach to mentoring.

Beverly Kaye is president of Career Systems International in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Her cutting-edge management and career development programs are used by Fortune 500 companies globally. A prolific writer and popular lecturer, Kaye is coauthor of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em, a Wall Street Journal best-seller that provides strategies for retaining knowledge workers, and of the classic Designing Career Development Systems.

Kaye has received numerous honors and awards, including the National Best Practice Award from the American Society for Training and Development for her work with Chevron, Bechtel, Dow Corning, and First USA.

Find out more about Beverly Kay's management and career development programs at www.careersystemsintl.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780891061632
Publisher: Quercus
Publication date: 01/25/2002
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.08(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Exercises ..... XI
Cases ..... XII
Foreword ..... XV
Preface ..... XIX
Acknowledgments ..... XXIII
Chapter 1: The Process and the Payoff ..... 1
Chapter 2: Readying Resources The Preparing Stage ..... 21
Chapter 3: Tapping Talent The Profiling Stage ..... 75
Chapter 4: Optimizing Options The Targeting Stage ..... 107
Chapter 5: Making Maps The Strategizing Stage ..... 155
Chapter 6: Pursuing Plans The Implementing Stage ..... 197
Chapter 7: Remaining Relevant The Sustaining Stage ..... 227
Chapter 8: Participating Practitioners ..... 263
Chapter 9: Postscript ..... 271
References ..... 277
Resources ..... 279
About the Author ..... 283
Index ..... 285

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