Chapter 55Talent Management Leadership in Government

Allen Zeman, Ph.D., President

Anne Kelly, PrincipalAllan Schweyer, PrincipalCenter for Human Capital Innovation (CHCI)

“Two decades of empirical evidence show that organizations perform to the highest levels when they invest heavily in their employees. These organizations do better in terms of financial returns, innovation, and job creation. In particular, companies that embrace this philosophy have survived and prospered through many economic cycles and have consistently outperformed their peers.”

—Linda Bilmes and Scott Gould, The People Factor

Introduction

The United States is faced with a crisis in government. Problems are increasing in complexity just as the most experienced civil servants ...

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