How organisations can achieve better returns on their talent management investment
Many organisations avoid addressing human capital issues, preferring to focus on more 'tangible' initiatives such as structural cost saving or outsourcing. The reality is that tackling talent management is no easy undertaking, but if you get it right, the results feed straight through to the bottom line.
So you've cut costs and reviewed your go-to-market strategy. Why not turn to the tougher task of getting a better return on your human capital? This might first appear counter-intuitive. Putting time and money into such an intangible project, in a climate where management is focused on getting immediate, tangible returns might at first seem unwise. Yet our research shows that the organisations making serious, structured investments in talent management also get the best results.
Tackling talent management [571 KB, Adobe PDF]