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Achieving the Perfect Fit

1st Edition

By Nick Boulter, Murray Dalziel, Ph.D., Jackie Hill

Routledge

158 pages

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Hardback: 9780884156253
pub: 1998-03-03
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Description

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.'

Table of Contents

Building competitive advantage through people. Improving organizational performance. Aligning corporate strategy and the management of people. Why some people are more successful than others. Worldwide leadership differences. Developing the leaders of tomorrow at Unilever. Why outside experienced hires fail—A case study of competency-based assessment and selection. Managing for motivation and performance improvement. Coaching in—Appraisal out. Relating pay to competencies. Getting the right people for the job. How to use competencies in assessment. Improving management competence at Levi Strauss.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS030000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management