|NEWS: A recent article in Talent Management makes the point that an organization's talent and talent potential is the last true differentiator because it can't be duplicated by the competition. The article reinforces the need to empower the right people, in the right places, in the right ways to create business impact. Read the Article
VIEWS: Critical components of an integrated Talent Management plan include assessing talent, now and for the future. The MPO Personality Assessment profile can be a useful tool to understand how factors such as communication, leadership skills, engagement, retention and culture drive productivity. It can be used to evaluate the capabilities of individuals and teams, and their potential fit within the organizational culture and climate.
|NEWS: The authors identify eight approaches they found in common in talent organizations who reported better business outcomes related to talent efforts. Among the eight levers, successes almost always had talent assessment as a key focus. Read the Article VIEWS: A stark finding by the authors: If you improved the culture of a company to support people development by 1 point, you would have a 10% gain in your business results. Other levers highlighted in the article in which the MPO Personality Assessment profile can play a role include Culture, Learning & development, Leadership, Talent Data Analytics and Performance Management.
|NEWS: This article from Forbes.com states: "In any healthy working environment, a tension between the risk-takers and the risk-averse must exist; otherwise, an organization tilts too far to one extreme or the other and either careens all over the place or moves nowhere at all." Interestingly, the personality of innovators can vary from "Movers & Shakers" to "Hangers On". Read the Article VIEWS: A key to enabling these opposites to get along is to have an understanding between between/among them. If the team members understand each other and why they're different, and can adapt their behavior to meet the needs of each other, the dynamics of the team will be much more conducive to teamwork and productivity. The MPO Personality Assessment can be an essential tool in achieving improved interpersonal dynamics.