Does promoting people based on merit give everyone a fair go? The results of a debate this week should have employers questioning who decides what 'merit' is, and whether they're really appointing the best leaders.
There has been a significant increase in 'top talent' programs within organisations, however, they often rely on subjective assessment of an individual's potential. This white paper proposes a more evidence-based approach to identifying and developing high-potential individuals.
Planning and implementing are the cornerstones of an effective restructuring process, but organisations often miss a crucial third step: embedding the change, according to PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand HR director, Shiona Watson.
In decades past, when a person joined a company and worked hard and performed well, they'd eventually be promoted. That's just not the case anymore. Employees who want to advance need to continually develop their skills and chart their career paths…