Leslie Neitzel – SuccessFactors University: Implementing talent management technology

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Leslie Neitzel, Director of SuccessFactors University discusses elements that characterize successful and impactful deployments of talent management technology. Leslie explains what is required to drive adoption and effective system use beyond simply training people on how to use the technology. She highlights three key things that need to be considered when developing communication and change management programs to support new talent management processes.

Tips for creating world class technology deployments from someone who has implemented these systems across the globe – this week on People Performance Radio.

Patrick Casseday – Schneider Electric: Using 360 surveys to increase sales revenue

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Patrick Casseday, Manager of Training & Development for Schneider Electric describes how they leveraged 360 surveys to increase sales performance among independent distributors. Schneider Electric was faced with the challenge of relying on the sales performance of individuals who are not formally part of the company. To address this challenge they created a set of tools that allowed distributors to assess and develop the capabilities of individual sales people. Although the solution initially met resistance, the clear impact it has on the bottom line led several distribution companies to now make its use mandatory.

Gain insight into how to improve the performance of the people who sell your products, even if you do not formally manage them – this week on People Performance Radio.

Kevin Wheeler – Future of Talent Institute: The rising creative class, workforce sustainability, and other emerging workforce challenges

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Kevin Wheeler, Chairman of the Future of Talent Institute provides an overview of demographic, technological, and cultural shifts impacting workforce productivity and performance. Drawing on extensive experience working with companies around the globe, Kevin discusses how companies are adapting to a workforce that is becoming more creative, autonomous, and heterogeneous.

What is the key to building and sustaining a highly adaptive, creative organization? What role does peer-pressure play in organizational productivity? What can leaders learn from honey bees about structuring an organization? Hear answers to these questions and much more by listening to Kevin Wheeler – this week on People Performance Radio.