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What work and social environments, personal attributes and characteristics are conducive to developing creative performance and innovation? If creativity and motivation to be innovative can be assessed and measured, how does that affect talent management practices? What does it take to create an innovative culture and the related talent management practices that make continuous improvement part of your every day way of doing business.

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Webcast | Presented By: Amanda Young Hickman, Karen Powell | Webcast Aired: May 5, 2015
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How Technology is Overhauling Performance Management

Webcast | Presented By: Edward Lawler, III, Gerry Ledford | Webcast Aired: March 18, 2015
Despite the unpopularity of performance management, multiple surveys confirm that almost no companies actually have abandoned it.  For good reason: companies need performance management to allocate-performance-based pay increases, bonuses, ... Read more