Chapter 12. Talent-Investment Analysis: Catalyst for Change

Introduction

Chapter 1, “Making HR Measurement Strategic,” noted that decision sciences evolve not simply when leaders within the profession develop logical and strategic models and measures, but when those models and measurement systems become integrated with the logical models and management systems that are used outside the profession. Finance and marketing frameworks are powerful because every business leader, whatever his or her professional background, is expected to understand basic financial or marketing logic. The ultimate test of any measurement and analysis system is simple: Does it improve decisions about vital resources where they matter most? Regarding talent, the decisions ...

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