Chapter 10

Engaging and Retaining Talented People in Any Economy

Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans

In This Chapter

  • Why engaging and retaining talented people should be a perennial effort, no matter what the economy.
  • How leaders can best initiate an engagement and retention process.
  • Tried-and-true strategies for engaging and retaining talent.


Whether the economy is good or bad, a leader’s most talented people always have choices about where they work. Will they choose to stay with your organization? Effective efforts to engage and retain talent shouldn’t be turned on and off, syncing to the latest economic blip and the corresponding ...

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