When people run into each other, when they make eye contact, things happen. And: technology inspires art, and art challenges the technology. In an age of intellectual fragmentation, Jobs insisted that the best creations occurred when people from disparate fields were connected together.
Internal Brand Encourages Fighting the Status Quo. You Can Have a Strong External Employer Brand Without an Employer Branding Program. Your Product Brand Should Serve Double-duty as Your Employer Brand. Being a Most-admired Firm May Be Enough. Aggressively Recruit the Best From Other Firms.
Career paths reduce self-reliance and cross-pollination. Create and manage a culture of innovation. The expectation of innovation permeates the culture. Secrecy drives internal competition. Tying economic rewards to overall company success can reduce selfish behavior. Benefits and even pay play a secondary role in recruiting and retention.
The purpose of this case study was to point out that with relentless execution and focus on key factors even a firm near bankruptcy can fight its way back to the top. In part 4 of this case study on talent management lessons, the attention is on development practices, role of management, and inspirational leadership.
The institutional management theories have always looked at Steve Jobs' style as an exception because he was navigating a territory that is often obscure to management: the creation of meaning, both for customers and employees. By Roberto Verganti
Apple Talent Management Approaches to Emulate. Agility Allows for Innovation into Completely New Areas. A “Lean” Talent Management Approach Contributes to Extraordinary Productivity. Build and Reinforce a Performance Culture