Have We Outgrown Our Talent Management Tools?
By Dan Lee & Dhaval Bhagat
This question prompted an outburst of spontaneous, lighthearted laughter last month at one of our New York Value CoachingTM workshops. Even though not everyone in the room was a Human Resources professional, everyone understood that the fundamental tools organizations have been using to manage talent are artifacts of yesterday’s stable, predictable world.
Until sometime right around now, vintage tools like resumes, job evaluations, engagement surveys, 9 boxes and performance bell curves stood us in good stead. Each of them was, at one time, an innovation. And that innovation served a purpose.