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The Executive Guide to High-Impact Talent Management

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Table of Contents

0.  Introduction
1.  The New Role for Leaders in Managing Talent
2.  An Executive Framework for Talent Management
3.  Aligning Talent Investments to Support Business Strategy
4.  Prioritizing Talent Management Risks
5.  Evaluating Existing Initiatives--What Role Does Culture Play?
6.  Innovative Solutions: Recruiting, Retention, & the Role of Technology
7.  Innovative Solutions: Accelerating Knowledge Transfer & Leadership Development
8.  Creating Measures That Matter in Talent Management
9.  Sponsorship, Urgency & Integration: The Executive’s Role in Producing Results
10.  Managing Talent in the New Economy: Six Lessons From the Leading Edge
Appendix.  A Checklist for the Effective Executive: Questions That Make a Difference in Managing Talent
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