Reinventing Talent Management: How to Maximize Performance in the New Marketplace
"Bill Schiemann's book is a comprehensive presentation of the
need to better understand, measure, and increase organizational
people equity. It clearly transforms concepts that have
historically been considered less tangible into actionable
imperatives. Today more than ever, it's essential that leadership
maximizes alignment, capabilities, and engagement within their
—Paul Schultz, President and COO, Jack in the Box Inc.
"Reinventing Talent Management has arrived just in time.
Given the challenging times we face today, recruiting and retaining
the very best people is now more important than ever. Bill has
developed a unique innovative framework on how to do this, as well
as provided a broad array of practical approaches to putting the
theory into action."
—Keith Lawrence, Director, Human Resources, Procter & Gamble
"Reinventing Talent Management is an outstanding blend of
research and practice. It reports compelling research on the value
of investing in talent and offers specific recommendations on how
to develop people equity through alignment, capabilities, and
engagement. The book confirms what good people managers do and
offers specific guidelines for those wanting to upgrade their
people management skills."
—Dave Ulrich, Professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and Partner, The RBL Group
"Bill makes the case for reinventing talent management and tells
us how to do it. The book is loaded with good examples and
must-take actions that lead to a winning talent management
—Edward E. Lawler III, founder and Director, Center for Effective Organizations, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, and author of Talent: Making People Your Competitive Advantage
"Talent management certainly needs to be reinvented-this book
does it! Read, learn, redo!"
—Dr. Richard Beatty, Professor of Human Resource Management, Rutgers University
"Reinventing Talent Management provides an accessible
framework that offers pragmatic ways to better understand how
investments in human capital and talent can be measured and linked
to financial returns."
—Dr. John Boudreau, Professor and Research Director, Center for Effective Organizations, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Section I: New Rules in a Changing World.
1 The Talent Challenge.
2 People Equity: What It Is and Why It Matters.
3 How to Manage People Equity.
Section II: Measuring the Unmeasurable.
4 Measuring People Equity.
5 ACE and Resource Allocation.
Section III: Optimizing Talent.
6 Aligning Strategy, Culture, and Talent.
7 Capabilities: Fuel for Growing Customer Value.
8 Getting Engaged.
Section IV: Managing the Talent Life Cycle.
9 Finding Fit.
10 First Impressions.
11 Growing Your Talent Reservoir.
12 Retaining Top Talent in Good Times and Bad.
The Road Ahead.
Appendix: Exercise: Impact of Trends on Your Talent Management.