Explore Talent Optimization
"The intersection of people and business"
The 15 statements in the maturity model map to the 15 activities in the ultimate guide:
This includes deciding which data to collect about the people and jobs in your organization. It also includes identifying which tools to use and how frequently to measure.
This includes having an established means of evaluating people data in business context, and analyzing data to determine magnitude, relevance, and breadth of issues.
This includes identifying solutions to people problems, developing plans to take action, and overcoming organizational resistance to change.
This includes purposeful org design and building optimal team configurations. It also includes creating job titles, relationships, and dependencies, plus defining responsibilities and span of control.
This includes defining leadership competencies as well as identifying, developing, and measuring leaders to execute business strategy now and in the future.
This includes architecting team dynamics based on business strategy. It also includes determining how senior leadership teams think, work, and align with strategic intent.
This includes establishing shared beliefs, values, and norms to guide workplace behaviors and achieve objectives. It also includes culture’s ability to determine engagement.
This includes job creation and forecasting, examining roles in the context of the business, and gathering inputs from key stakeholders to define job requirements.
This includes empowering hiring managers to lead interview teams and positioning them as key to hiring and onboarding. It also includes measuring and improving performance.
This includes evaluating potential group dynamics to anticipate and mitigate issues as part of the selection process. It also includes introducing a new member or a new team.
This includes communicating culture to candidates during the selection process and evaluating candidates based on fit. It also includes determining whether roles fit culture.
This includes creating jobs and career paths as the organization matures to execute strategy, as well as promoting employees into new roles. It also involves transparent communication.
This includes developing leaders at every level to positively impact employee performance and engagement. It also includes identifying and evaluating leadership competencies and giving feedback within business context.
This includes people working together—communicating, making decisions, and executing—to achieve success. It also includes measuring team performance, and awareness of working preferences.
This includes measuring and monitoring culture as well as aligning culture with broader business context for optimal performance. It also includes correcting any cultural violations.
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