A brief lesson from Peter Drucker on picking people repeated

Peter Drucker, management guru extraordinaire, tell the story of General George C. Marshall, who had a remarkable record of putting people in the right job at the right time during World War II. Marshall appointed approximately 600 people into positions, most had never commanded troops, and he ended up almost without a failure. Why was …

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Senior Executives, Not HR, Are Key to the Selection of Talent

In their book, The Talent Advantage, Alan Weiss and Nancy MacKay make the comment “…winning the war for talent starts at the top with the CEO; CEO is the brand for attracting, recruiting, retaining world-class talent in your industry; CEO is the exemplar for striving for extraordinary leadership; CEO must play a lead role in …

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