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Attracting and Retaining Talent

Becoming an Employer of Choice

Authors: Baker, T.

  • Cutting edge research spanning the research along with practical applications. Provides a clear set of benchmarks based on an established model and set of values that diagnose cultural and institutional problems in the readers' organization, offering practical solutions for improvements

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About this book

Many companies are striving to adopt an 'employer of choice' strategy in an attempt to attract and retain quality staff, although few do this well. This book offers a practical roadmap for developing a more productive workplace culture; one that reflects the changing needs of the modern employee and the progressive organisation.

About the authors

Dr Tim Baker is an international consultant and Managing Director of WINNERS-AT-WORK Pty Ltd (www.winnersatwork.com.au), which specializes in assisting managers to develop productive workplace cultures. Tim has conducted over 2,430 seminars, workshops and keynote addresses to over 45,000 people in 11 countries across 21 industry groups over 18 years. He was voted one of the 50 Most Talented Global Training & Development Leaders by the World HRD Congress. Tim is a successful author, executive coach, master trainer, visiting university lecturer and keynote speaker.

Reviews

'Tim Baker's latest book provides just the ticket for turning your organization into a great place to work.'

-Professor Marshall Goldsmith, author or editor of 34 books including the global bestsellers MOJO and What Got You Here Won't Get You There

'Tim's book is a real joy: clearly written, nicely produced and very practical. He brings some fresh thinking to the all-important area.'

-Professor Adrian Furnham, University College London

'Tim Baker's insights in Attracting and Retaining Talent offer new ways of thinking about how employees relate to their organization. The ideas are fresh and forward thinking. The cases and tools are pragmatic and practical. This is an excellent book on how the organization of the future will match future employee expectations.'

-Professor Dave Ulrich, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan;Partner, the RBL Group

'Attracting and Retaining Talent is a very timely book that asks the critical questions, presents clear and concise guidance, and shares examples of where organizations are getting it right. It is a valuable field guide for every organization that wants to engage the new workforce in a highly meaningful way.'

-Jim Kouzes, co-author of the bestselling and award-winning book The Leadership Challenge; Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University

'While many books have identified seismic shifts in the workplace, few have identified as clearly as Tim Baker the crucial need for organizations to rethink their relationships between management and employees. This important and accessible new book emphasizes the need for new values and cultures to enable organizations to innovate, adapt, and renew their focus on customers, and it provides clear, research-based and practical advice for managers and employees to meet this need.'

-Professor Peter Coaldrake, Vice-Chancellor, QUT

'Tim Baker explains why organizations must change old ways and shows how with the New Employment Relationship Model that offers practical and powerful approaches to flexibility, collaboration, customer focus, and performance orientation.'

-Aubrey Warren, Pacific Training & Development

'A highly recommended resource for business owners, human resource practitioners and managers. Tim Baker clearly articulates easy to follow and innovative guidelines on becoming an employer of choice.'

-Dr Vicky Browning, MBA Director, QUT Graduate School of Business

'The ideas and methods in Tim's book have been applied with sensational results in several organizations I have been involved with. Highly-recommended reading.'

-Dan McPherson, Executive Manager Organizational Development and Engagement, Lockyer Valley Regional Council

'Your suggestion of applying the research-based New Employment Relationship Model, which identifies eight values of the new psychological contract or employment relationship, is thought provoking.'

-Commissioner Ian Stewart, Queensland Police Service


Table of contents (14 chapters)

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Softcover $25.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-41173-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Attracting and Retaining Talent
Book Subtitle
Becoming an Employer of Choice
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Pocket Consultants
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-41175-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137411754
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-41173-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 284
Topics