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The Talent Development Platform: Putting People First in Social Change Organizations by Heather L. Carpenter, Tera Wozniak Qualls

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Chapter 1Why Talent Development?

Systematic talent management is vital to organizational impact. We made the case in the introduction about why you should take on the tools and systems in this book. You already know talent development is important, and now you understand why it's vital. In chapter 1, we take it a step further and describe the intricacies of what makes a strong talent development system tick and explain the research behind why we believe it's so vital to the sustainability and competitiveness of the social change sector.

The Case for Talent Development in Social Change

Due to the very nature of how social change organizations came to exist—individuals supporting others because of a moral or religious compass—professionalism ...

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