Achieving the Perfect Fit

How to Win with the Right People in the Right Jobs

By

  • Nick Boulter, Nick Boulter is a senior director at Hay, where he has been a consultant for 14 years. He helps a range of international companies introduce more effective ways for selecting and developing senior managers with outstanding potential.
  • Murray Dalziel, Ph.D., Murray Dalziel, Ph.D. is general manager of the Hay Group in Europe. He is also a professional leader in management and organizational development. He holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Harvard University and an M.A. from the University of Edinburgh.
  • Jackie Hill, Jackie Hill is a consultant at Hay and has been involved in several projects using competencies, including job-family modeling, role profiling, and focused interview training.

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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Book information

  • Published: March 1998
  • Imprint: GULF PROFESSIONAL PUBLISHING
  • ISBN: 978-0-88415-625-3


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.