(design and creation being planned) The identification and development of high potentials is a key talent management process in organizations but is also one of the least understood talent measures. When done poorly, deserving individuals are overlooked and undue investments are made in false positives. In both cases, individuals become demoralized and lose confidence in the process while the organization will suffer from a lack of adequate bench strength for the future.
Traditional static views of potential result in “winners” and “losers”. Individuals who are not seen as having high potential can feel as if their careers are over. Traditional views lack any real structure or theoretical foundation. In the absence of guidance or methodology for arriving at a more accurate estimate, managers simply make a highly subjective guess.
This course will answer many questions, among them: