Development Dimensions International

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipelinesm For: Strategic Leaders

    According to this report, strong succession management and development practices translate into improved financial performance, productivity, quality, customer and employee satisfaction, and retention of quality employees. Take another statistic for organizations' top leaders: Only 50 percent of organizations have a process to identify high potentials, and just under 40 percent...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipeline

    What will drive the success of the business? Aggressive top-line growth? Entering new global markets? Launching the next blockbuster product? Managing through an economic down-turn? No matter which future course one plot for the business, success will rely on flawless execution. And - in turn - flawless execution will largely...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipelinesm For: Individual Contributors

    Individual contributors - also sometimes called team members - outnumber leaders in one's organization, likely by a large margin. They satisfy one's customers, negotiate with one's suppliers, create and support one's latest innovations, and provide the manpower for one's most pressing business strategies. When most people think about individual contributors...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Strategic Value Of Assessment: Building Business Advantage With Accurate Information About People

    For years, executives have asserted this claim - "People are the company's most important asset." But in practice, it is seldom applied - not because companies do not believe it or are insincere, but because many do not know how to properly collect, quantify, and evaluate the data on their...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Developing A High-Performing Workforce

    Across all industries, non-management professionals are skilled technically but come up short interpersonally. Technical skills are immensely important at this level, but without the ability to influence and partner, an individual team member cannot be effective. A deficiency in interpersonal skills impacts an organization's ability to do everything from producing...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Developing A High-Performing Workforce: The Importance Of Equipping Individual Contributors With Interpersonal Skills

    According to this paper and experience, these scenarios are not imaginary. Across all industries, non-management professionals are skilled technically but come up short interpersonally. Technical skills are immensely important at this level, but without the ability to influence and partner, an individual team member cannot be effective. A deficiency in...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Is It Time To Rethink Employee Engagement?

    Are you disappointed with the results you see from your organization's employee engagement strategy? Do your action planning efforts fall short year after year? Are your mid-level leaders frustrated with how employee engagement is calculated and, as a result, do they put more effort into challenging the methodology than taking...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipeline For: Operational Leaders

    When organizations face growth or complex change operational or midlevel leaders play a critical role. Yet when corporations face belt tightening, reengineer their business process, push decision making down lower in the organization, introduce new technology, or downsize, leaders at the midlevel often take the hardest hit. This level differs...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipelinesm For: Operational Leaders

    When organizations face growth or complex change, operational or midlevel leaders play a critical role. Yet when corporations face belt tightening, reengineer their business process, push decision making down lower in the organization, introduce new technology, or downsize, leaders at the midlevel often take the hardest hit. This level differs...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipeline For: People Leaders

    When HR managers are asked how their organization selects new frontline leaders, the answer is often: "The individual contributor with the best technical qualifications." When asked if this is effective, the reply is also unanimous: "No." Companies are desperate for better ways to select and quickly develop new leaders. They...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipelinesm For: People Leaders

    When HR managers are asked how their organization selects new frontline leaders, the answer is often: "The Individual Contributor With The Best Technical Qualifications." When asked if this is effective, the reply is also unanimous: "No." Companies are desperate for better ways to select and quickly develop new leaders. They...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Surviving And Thriving In Today's Economic Environment

    In this white paper, we'll examine strategies that enable champions for talent to manage the rough waters ahead. The author talks specifically about the challenges to be faced, as well as opportunities for HR to assume new roles and make pivotal differences in the business. Countless companies have instructed all...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Business Networking: A Necessary Third Millennium Skill

    If a single word defines the business environment a decade into the third millennium, its complexity. As organizations get larger, adopt complicated structures, become increasingly international, and deal more with outside vendors for key parts of their operations - all accelerating trends that show no signs of abating - new...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Nine Best Practices For Effective Talent Management

    Organizations know that they must have the best talent in order to succeed in the hypercompetitive and increasingly complex global economy. Along with the understanding of the need to hire, develop, and retain talented people, organizations are aware that they must manage talent as a critical resource to achieve the...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Surviving and Thriving in Today's Economic Environment Perspective and Best Practices for Talent Management Professionals

    In this paper, one'll examine strategies that enable champions for talent to manage the rough waters ahead. One'll talk specifically about the challenges to be faced, as one'll as opportunities for HR to assume new roles and make pivotal differences in the business. The pages ahead contain seven best practices...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Leaders Without Sea Legs: Threats To Staying Aafloat In Uncertain Times

    Today, the financial turbulence from the capital markets crisis has set off tidal waves that threaten to capsize all but the hardiest organizational ships. Most companies face dramatically different business challenges than those they encountered during most of the previous decade. For many firms this has materialized as a sudden...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Leaders Without Sea Legs Threats To Staying Afloat In Uncertain Times

    From early in this century until a short while ago, the economic sea was calm. Organizations sailed through international waters in search of new business opportunities. Rapid growth in places like Brazil, Russia, India, and China generated some waves, but organizations greeted them as exciting challenges rather than dangerous threats....

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Nine Best Practices For Effective Talent Management

    Organizations know that they must have the best talent in order to succeed in the hypercompetitive and increasingly complex global economy. Along with the understanding of the need to hire, develop, and retain talented people, organizations are aware that they must manage talent as a critical resource to achieve the...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipeline For: Operational Leaders

    When organizations face growth or complex change operational or midlevel leaders play a critical role. Yet when corporations face belt tightening, reengineer their business process, push decision making down lower in the organization, introduce new technology, or downsize, leaders at the midlevel often take the hardest hit. This level differs...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipeline

    What will drive the success of the business? Aggressive top-line growth? Entering new global markets? Launching the next blockbuster product? Managing through an economic down-turn? No matter which future course one plot for the business, success will rely on flawless execution. And - in turn - flawless execution will largely...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Leaders Without Sea Legs: Threats To Staying Aafloat In Uncertain Times

    Today, the financial turbulence from the capital markets crisis has set off tidal waves that threaten to capsize all but the hardiest organizational ships. Most companies face dramatically different business challenges than those they encountered during most of the previous decade. For many firms this has materialized as a sudden...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipeline For: People Leaders

    When HR managers are asked how their organization selects new frontline leaders, the answer is often: "The individual contributor with the best technical qualifications." When asked if this is effective, the reply is also unanimous: "No." Companies are desperate for better ways to select and quickly develop new leaders. They...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Developing A High-Performing Workforce

    Across all industries, non-management professionals are skilled technically but come up short interpersonally. Technical skills are immensely important at this level, but without the ability to influence and partner, an individual team member cannot be effective. A deficiency in interpersonal skills impacts an organization's ability to do everything from producing...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Is It Time To Rethink Employee Engagement?

    Are you disappointed with the results you see from your organization's employee engagement strategy? Do your action planning efforts fall short year after year? Are your mid-level leaders frustrated with how employee engagement is calculated and, as a result, do they put more effort into challenging the methodology than taking...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Surviving And Thriving In Today's Economic Environment

    In this white paper, we'll examine strategies that enable champions for talent to manage the rough waters ahead. The author talks specifically about the challenges to be faced, as well as opportunities for HR to assume new roles and make pivotal differences in the business. Countless companies have instructed all...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Developing A High-Performing Workforce: The Importance Of Equipping Individual Contributors With Interpersonal Skills

    According to this paper and experience, these scenarios are not imaginary. Across all industries, non-management professionals are skilled technically but come up short interpersonally. Technical skills are immensely important at this level, but without the ability to influence and partner, an individual team member cannot be effective. A deficiency in...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Leaders Without Sea Legs Threats To Staying Afloat In Uncertain Times

    From early in this century until a short while ago, the economic sea was calm. Organizations sailed through international waters in search of new business opportunities. Rapid growth in places like Brazil, Russia, India, and China generated some waves, but organizations greeted them as exciting challenges rather than dangerous threats....

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipelinesm For: Individual Contributors

    Individual contributors - also sometimes called team members - outnumber leaders in one's organization, likely by a large margin. They satisfy one's customers, negotiate with one's suppliers, create and support one's latest innovations, and provide the manpower for one's most pressing business strategies. When most people think about individual contributors...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipelinesm For: Operational Leaders

    When organizations face growth or complex change, operational or midlevel leaders play a critical role. Yet when corporations face belt tightening, reengineer their business process, push decision making down lower in the organization, introduce new technology, or downsize, leaders at the midlevel often take the hardest hit. This level differs...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipelinesm For: People Leaders

    When HR managers are asked how their organization selects new frontline leaders, the answer is often: "The Individual Contributor With The Best Technical Qualifications." When asked if this is effective, the reply is also unanimous: "No." Companies are desperate for better ways to select and quickly develop new leaders. They...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Optimizing Your Leadership Pipelinesm For: Strategic Leaders

    According to this report, strong succession management and development practices translate into improved financial performance, productivity, quality, customer and employee satisfaction, and retention of quality employees. Take another statistic for organizations' top leaders: Only 50 percent of organizations have a process to identify high potentials, and just under 40 percent...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Strategic Value Of Assessment: Building Business Advantage With Accurate Information About People

    For years, executives have asserted this claim - "People are the company's most important asset." But in practice, it is seldom applied - not because companies do not believe it or are insincere, but because many do not know how to properly collect, quantify, and evaluate the data on their...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Surviving and Thriving in Today's Economic Environment Perspective and Best Practices for Talent Management Professionals

    In this paper, one'll examine strategies that enable champions for talent to manage the rough waters ahead. One'll talk specifically about the challenges to be faced, as one'll as opportunities for HR to assume new roles and make pivotal differences in the business. The pages ahead contain seven best practices...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Business Networking: A Necessary Third Millennium Skill

    If a single word defines the business environment a decade into the third millennium, its complexity. As organizations get larger, adopt complicated structures, become increasingly international, and deal more with outside vendors for key parts of their operations - all accelerating trends that show no signs of abating - new...

    Provided By Development Dimensions International