“Resistance to Talent Management and Leaders’ Intuition” Please respond to the following:
Strategy-driven talent management is considered the most effective way to acquire and maintain top talent. Develop three possible ways that senior leadership might resist the development of a strategy and one way to combat each of these types of resistance to ensure a sustainable talent management strategy remains in place.
Debate the value of leaders who profess to have their own methods to identify high-potential employees. Consider the risks involved with an unstructured method to select future organizational leaders.
Assignment 4: Porter Novelli or Southern Company Case Study
Due Week 8 and worth 150 points
From the Goldsmith & Carter textbook, select either the Porter Novelli (Chapter 12) or Southern Company (Chapter 13) case study for this assignment.
Write a five to seven (5-7) page paper in which you:
Evaluate the effectiveness of the roles that the strategic leaders played in the formation of the performance management strategy.
Develop a five (5) point criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of the talent management strategy and how the data could be collected.
Critique the components of your talent management strategy and suggest alternative ways to achieve effective results.
Outline the functional expertise component of this strategy and how it optimizes the company’s ability to identify highly qualified individuals.
Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date.
The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Compare and contrast the talent assessment and employee performance management processes.
Review the process of developing functional expertise and setting and measuring talent management objectives.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in talent management.
Write clearly and concisely about talent management using proper writing mechanics.