For the last several years HR and Corporate Training managers have been desperately seeking ways to cost-justify their increasing investments in talent management programs, processes, and systems. And many vendors have tried to develop cost-justification models and case studies which prove its business impact.
Witness the number of companies undergoing a wrenching transformation (read “potential death”) in today’s economy: the US Auto industry (GM, Ford, Chrysler) , the US Newspaper industry (LA Times, NY Times), and many elements of the financial services industry.
A recent global survey of 1100 business leaders by Boston Consulting Group found that one of ... Read more»
In the last few months we have read more and more about the global economic slowdown. Jim Cramer, the Wall Street pundit, wrote in today’s New York Magazine, that he has never seen things as dismal as they are on Wall Street. Today the State of California announced a 5.7% unemployment rate, an increase of ... Read more»
We recently completed our annual research conference and I had a wonderful opportuinty to meet and talk with 15 different HR and L&D executives in a special roundtable. The theme of our research conference is The Business of Talent®, and as you will read, this theme comes through in almost every organization. Talent ... Read more»