Does any of the following sound familiar? You have hired a highly competent executive with sterling credentials, “ticking all the boxes” yet they are struggling to succeed in your organisation. You have an individual on your leadership team who fails to achieve organisational strategy and seems to be driving a different agenda. Your executive team
The levels of employee engagement have long been linked to productivity levels. A key link that the recent Gallup survey made was that it had a direct impact on how hard senior managers in an organisation had to work. Senior managers find themselves in low engagement environment dealing with: Continuous recruitment and training of new
Assessing the Health of your Succession Pipeline: How many of your General Managers are grown internally?
A key indicator of a healthy talent or leadership pipeline is the ability to promote General Managers from within the organisation. Having a consistent supply of senior managers who can take on the running of a business unit, division, region, country or function is critical to the sustainability of the business and the ability to
Almost twenty one years into our democracy, we are still struggling to generate employment for the majority of our matric and university graduates. However, the irony is that the demand for top executive PDI talent is increasingly greater than the supply. According to the sage principles of Economics 101; when Demand is far greater than
In the world of talent management no scenario has greater potential for a negative outcome than when you have more than one strong potential successor in the CEO pipeline. This seems paradoxical as the aim of any strong leadership pipeline process is to build depth and create options. This is typically because success in any
The world of work is constantly evolving; the ‘traditional career path’ no longer exists. Organisations need to change their recruitment / talent acquisition strategy so as hire and attract candidates that can exist and thrive within this new world of work. Organisations need to attract staff that are entrepreneurial, quick-thinking and that are able to