Aligning Talent For Global Advantage: How Top Companies Develop Right Talent In The Right Place
What keeps you awake at night? If you are Bimal Rath, you are concerned about harnessing global talent effectively. "As companies continue to operate in more and more complex environments, it is the quality of talent that they have that makes the difference," says Rath, the regional head of HR for Nokia for the Asia-Pacific region. "Nokia recognizes this fact and the fact that the competition to acquire and develop the best talent is getting hotter and hotter:' On the one hand, talent is a catalyst that can help a company reach its strategic objectives. On the other hand, the absence of talent, the wrong kinds of talent, or poorly trained talent can lay waste to the best-laid plans of strategists and executives. Companies need to actively manage how they attract and nurture talent, and they need to do it both globally and locally.