All posts tagged talent

Why Tomorrow’s HR Professionals Must Reinvent Their Role

It is time for human development specialists to re-examine their function and take a global and historical perspective in thinking about how to deal with human development challenges. By Bob […]

Getting “Behaviourally Fit”

In a world full of smart business professionals, says Lee Newman, the quality of behaviour is what distinguishes the most successful. Take two equally intelligent, well-educated professionals with similar years […]

EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards 2015

Impactful Partnerships in Learning & Development. The 2015 Excellence in Practice applications showcase the growing diversity in the Learning & Development landscape. Half of this year’s finalist partnerships, for example, […]

Growing talent in growth countries

Novartis and EFMD share research and ‘best practices’ for developing and managing talent in emerging markets. Novartis Corporation and EFMD recently hosted a leadership and talent development workshop in Basel, […]

Managing Complexity: an Idea Whose Time Has Come

Richard Straub explains why we now need to tackle the complexity of business. We may have different visions about thefuture. Few, however, would doubt that the world has become more […]

Fuelling Business Growth Through Coaching and Mentoring – the Swiss Re Approach

The long-lasting financial crisis challenges the business case for corporate learning. Andrew Rutsch suggests that re-insurance group Swiss Re’s business-focused emphasis on coaching and mentoring may be one way forward. […]

Collaboration that Brings Strategy to Life: Learning Rebranded at BBVA

Andrew Rutsch chronicles how Spanish bank BBVA is using its learning centre, Campus BBVA, not only to facilitate development but also to engage people with the company brand, values and […]

Learning, Development & Personal Growth

Alessandra Ginante argues that companies must do more to meet the personal needs and ambitions of their managers if they expect them to perform effectively. In today’s knowledge-based, complex and […]

Why Digital Generation Needs Communication Training

The ‘digital generation’ are roughly 30 or younger. As they arrive in a workplace dominated by the non-digital generation, one thing becomes clear, says Teresa Martini. They are challenged when […]

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Enhancing Talent Development and Talent Acquisition

Amber Wigmore Alvarez and Boris Nowalski, both at IE Business School, describe current changes to the way companies and business schools manage talent. Corporate Human Resources Officers (CHROs) should think […]

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Solving the Global Talent Equation

Mike Johnson offers some thoughts on the challenges facing business leaders tasked with managing our organisations today and tomorrow. Peter Lorange is angry. This well-seasoned academic, innovator and business leader […]

Error Management: Not just a wing and a prayer

Jan Hagen suggests that the aviation industry’s open approach to identifying and resolving errors could be applied to many other sectors. The financial markets crisis began in 2007 and unfolded […]