Workplace Recognition and Incentive Programs

PASSION IS EVERYTHING

Posted on September 17, 2010 by Carl Bonura in Uncategorized

 Have you heard of the Dilbert Paradox? Here's the paradox. Ask CEOs about their top priorities and inevitably they will cite talent as one of their top priorities. If this is the case, how do we explain the enormous popularity of Dilbert and The Office, which so eloquently describe the stultifying effect of our work environments on talent? In part, the paradox arises because executives tend to focus on talent acquisition and retention, but do not invest much time on talent development throughout the firm. When they think about talent development, they spend time designing training programs rather than re-thinking the work environment to accelerate talent development. If they took on-the-job talent development seriously, they would reassess all aspects of the firm - strategy, operations and organization and information technology platforms...

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