Thursday 14 July 2011

The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management


  I’ve mentioned this previously but would like to formally confirm the publication of this new book from i4cp and ASTD, which includes a chapter written by me:


People are the most important asset in any organization, yet managing talent as a cohesive strategy is surprisingly rare.

Far too many organizations are stuck in the tradition of letting human resource “silos” separate the components of talent management, rather than encouraging communication, cooperation, and effective integration of these functions.


Guidance from 20+ experts

This breakthrough new book - an immediate sellout at ASTD's International Conference & Exposition - paves the way to integrated talent management by assembling the collective experience and insight of 20+ experts who examine research-based theories and current practices in highly successful enterprises. The following contributors provide practical advice about how you can adopt effective, state-of-the-art methods in your own organization:

  • David Ulrich
  • Marshall Goldsmith
  • Peter Cappelli
  • Noel Tichy
  • Edward E. Lawler
  • Jon Ingham
  • Beverly Kaye
  • Sharon Jordan-Evans
Insights from the world's top companies

You’ll benefit from the different perspectives of these world-renowned thought leaders and practitioners as they explain how to develop a comprehensive strategy that aligns big-picture organizational goals with the challenges of finding and keeping talent. You’ll also learn firsthand about the best practices of corporations who have pioneered efforts to make their organizations perform better through people, including:

  • 3M
  • Cisco
  • GE
  • Hertz
  • Agilent
  • Edwards Lifesciences
  • Deloitte
  • Cincinatti Children's Hospital and Medical Center
  • General Mills
  • Novelis


The book was co-edited by Kevin Oakes, CEO of i4cp, and Pat Galagan, Editor of ASTD, and features a foreword by Tom Rath.


“The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management brings together essential disciplines to help companies to implement best practices holistically, concretely, and effectively, and with a strong return on investment.”

Michel Taride,
President of Hertz International


“As businesses continue to evolve, it is an absolute necessity to attract, develop, and retain the strongest talent throughout an organization. This book provides seasoned insights and practical application that will help make this journey smoother, faster, and successful.”

Michael Mussallem,
CEO of Edwards Lifesciences


“Makes a compelling case for integrating talent management across silos and advancing its practice beyond succession planning and executive development - a much needed occurrence if companies hope to acquire, engage, and retain the best talent.”

Dr. John Boudreau,
Professor and Research Director,
USC Marshall School of Business




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