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  • High Potential...To Do What?

    Dec 20, 2010
    Most high potentials are selected on the basis of their technical talent and the extent to which their behaviors exemplify and promote their organizations’ operating cultures—the norms and expectations that represent how things are actually done—which often are quite different than their organizations’ highly touted visions and values. As a result, organizations have become very good at promoting a high potential for more of the same. This article highlights what talent managers need to look for and develop in their high potentials (and the commonly made mistakes that they should avoid) to move their organizations toward realizing their visions and goals.
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  • Using Surveys to Make Business Decisions: Only Part of the Process

    Nov 30, 2010
    Human Synergistics’ Dr. Cheryl Boglarsky delivered this presentation to the Second National Conference in Research in Administrative and Accounting Sciences at The Independent University of the State of Morelos, November 25, 2010.
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  • Coaching for Sustainable Performance Workshop in Bay Area

    Nov 15, 2010
    Human Synergistics International (HSI), creator of world-respected assessments, is combining forces with Dr. Linda Sharkey, Distinguished Fellow at the Global Leadership Development Center, Marshall Goldsmith School of Business, to bring you a special workshop on coaching. Dr. Sharkey's coaching model is based on the process developed by Marshall Goldsmith, named one of the top five executive coaches in the world by Forbes. Sharkey brought the process into GE, integrating HSI's Leadership/Impact® 360, resulting in a leadership program GE's CEO Jack Welch called "Best in Class."
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  • Human Synergistics CEO Dr. Robert Cooke and colleagues to present on Global Leadership at OD Network Conference 2010

    Oct 01, 2010
    The OD Network session focuses on the factors that make leaders effective in complex multi-cultural organizations. The findings of a research initiative, stimulated by the current demand for global leadership talent, will be shared. Factors distinguishing successful global leaders were uncovered via literature reviews, interviews, and surveys. The personal styles and capabilities identified are critical for selecting, developing and preparing leaders for the challenges of global positions. This session therefore will help organizations to recruit and develop talent for global assignments, increase the success rate of leaders, and reduce the costs of mistakes.
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  • Sustaining Top Talent through Positive Culture and Leadership

    Apr 27, 2010
    Dr. Linda Sharkey, Ph.D., former vice president of GE and HP and distinguished fellow at the Global Leadership Development Center (Marshall Goldsmith School of Business), shares her experiences with and insights on quantifying culture and leadership.
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  • HS featured in Forbes

    Feb 01, 2010
    A reference to Human Synergistics International's Organizational Culture Inventory® appeared in an article in the Leadership section of Forbes.com.
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  • Creating the Ideal Culture for your Organization

    Jan 19, 2010
    Dr. Robert A. Cooke, CEO of Human Synergistics International and Author of the Organizational Culture Inventory® (OCI®) and other renowned surveys presented at The Metropolitan Club in Willis Tower, Chicago.
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