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Sponsorship, Urgency, and Integration

The Executive’s Role in Producing Results

It’s one thing, given your business strategy, to identify talent management needs and to find creative solutions. But successfully implementing new talent initiatives is more challenging. Most operational tasks of rolling out talent-related programs or broader processes will fall to the HR talent management staff or middle management, but executives have an essential role to play. Consider these scenarios:

• The CEO of New York Life needs to implement major cultural changes to support his business growth objectives. These changes will include accelerating leadership development and creating career management programs that will help retain more junior high-potential ...

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