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Recruiting for Success: Hiring and Keeping the Right Management Talent

  • ID: 42767
  • July 1998
  • 75 pages
  • American Productivity & Quality Center, APQC
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Today’s demand-filled business environment requires companies to operate at
staggering paces—often with leaner, flatter organizations. Pressures from Wall Street and global competition combine to make effective leadership crucial to the success of a business. It is essential for companies to find the best management talent to lead them through these challenging times. Leading companies recognize that a strong management team is a real advantage over the competition, enabling a company to achieve strategic growth and performance objectives. While internal promotion fills many management needs, companies must supplement their internal resources by recruiting outside talent. However, a full employment economy and the general erosion of loyalty have made attracting and retaining this management talent much more difficult.

The purpose of this multicompany benchmarking study was to discover and examine innovations and best practices in the area of management recruiting. The insights and learnings of the study serve as a vehicle for companies to guide their own management recruiting function more efficiently and effectively and address performance gaps. The study also READ MORE >

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- Sponsor and Partner Companies

A listing of the sponsor companies in this study, as well as the best-practice (“partner”) companies that were benchmarked for their innovation and
advancement in recruiting and keeping managerial talent.

- Executive Summary

A bird’s-eye view of the study, presenting the key findings discovered and the methodology used throughout the course of the study. The findings are explored in detail in following sections.

- Key Findings

An in-depth look at the 13 key findings of this study. The findings are supported by quantitative data and qualitative examples of practices employed by the partner companies.

- Partner Company Profiles

Background information on the partner companies, as well as their innovative recruiting processes.

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