Leadership and Talent Management 2018-19
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The work limit is 1500 words +/- 150
You are in charge of Talent Management for a medium sized enterprise, it is a bank called Croesus that has 5000 workers. Croesus wants to take a more strategic approach to hiring and developing leaders, and leverage insights from the management sciences field. Currently, practices in Human Resources are rudimentary. This is a result of being new and growing quickly. You need to systematically review their HR practices as they relate to leadership, discussing what to assess, who to assess, how to assess, and what development interventions you recommend the company implement to improve leadership capability.
Who to measure
• Who are the key people?
• How will you find them?
• Example of working with Team GB (Schlosser&Bond,2019)
How do you know who are the key people in the organisation?
• How might you identify strategic jobs in an organization?
• How might you identify talent individuals in an organization?
” …of the myriad of ways that humans differ from one another…the most important have eventually become encoded in our language as trait descriptive terms” (Peabody & Goldberg, 1989 p1)
– Job analysis
– Leadership styles
• Personality disorders?
Personality De Young’s Aspects
• Clinical psychology has a lot to offer managers trying to mitigate risks of poor selection decisions.
• Occupational psychologists have not been paying sufficient attention to these developments until now but should
How to measure
• Designing your survey
• How do you pick them?
• Reliability and validity
• Finally, based on the people and needs identified, what interventions would you do?
It is very important that your suggested approach draws on the research literature rather than relying on intuition or common sense, as applying science to talent management is a what you should be learning to do in this course.