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You don’t need to be a genius to figure out that your company’s performance depends on your employees. But Peter Cheese, Robert J. Thomas and Elizabeth Craig maintain that having the right people is only part of the formula for achieving organizational affluence. They say good companies know how to get the most from their talented people and keep them motivated. The authors discuss the pivotal role of line managers in employee retention, performance and job satisifcation. They offer a thoughtful overview (if less generally original content) covering new findings in the field, including solid case histories and analyses of recent surveys and polls. getAbstract believes managers will find value in this thorough exposition of how to recruit, engage, guide and motivate talented staff members.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why the hiring and development of talented people determines your company’s success;
  • How to recruit and deploy talented employees; and
  • What the main components are for building a learning organization.

About the Authors

Peter Cheese is managing director of an international consultancy’s “Human Performance” practice. Robert J. Thomas is executive director of the company’s performance training institute. Elizabeth Craig is a research fellow with the company.



Making Talent a Priority
Your organization’s long-term growth and prosperity requires identifying the skills and attributes you need your employees to have, and then bringing the right individuals into the fold. Once you master those challenges, you need to take an additional step. Establishing...

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