Achieving the Perfect Fit

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Routledge, Nov 3, 2009 - Business & Economics - 134 pages
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Tap the skills of your most vital resource—employees. This book shows you how to improve individual and organizational performance by aligning corporate strategy with the management of people. You will learn why some people are more successful than others and how that can work for your organization.
Whatever your role---CEO, manager, or human resource professional---Achieving the Perfect Fit guides you in how your organization can use employee skills and talents to gain the competitive edge. This book shows you how to:
Improve your competitive position
Get the right people for the right job
Relate pay to skills
Manage cultural differences
Develop the leaders of tomorrow
An impressive team of international human resource management consultants provides you with new contributions and up-to-the-minute case studies.
Attain business success through leveraging individual performance with Achieving the Perfect Fit.


Tap the skills of your most vital resource—employees. This book shows you how to improve individual and organizational performance by aligning corporate strategy with the management of people. You will learn why some people are more successful than others and how that can work for your organization.
Whatever your role---CEO, manager, or human resource professional---Achieving the Perfect Fit guides you in how your organization can use employee skills and talents to gain the competitive edge. This book shows you how to:
*Improve your competitive position
*Get the right people for the right job
*Relate pay to skills
*Manage cultural differences
*Develop the leaders of tomorrow

An impressive team of international human resource management consultants provides you with new contributions and up-to-the-minute case studies.
Attain business success through leveraging individual performance with 'Achieving the Perfect Fit.'
 

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Contents

1 Building Competitive Advantage Through People
1
Aligning Corporate Strategy and the Management of People
13
3 Why Are Some People More Successful than Others?
27
4 Worldwide Leadership Differences
40
5 Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow at Unilever
52
6 Why Do Outside Experienced Hires Fail? A Case Study of Competencybased Assessment and Selection
60
7 Managing for Motivation and Performance Improvement
68
8 Coaching InAppraisal Out
80
9 Relating Pay to Competencies
92
10 Getting the Right People for the Job
104
11 How to Use Competencies in Assessment
115
12 Improving Management Competence at Levi Strauss
119
Index
125
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