High Potential: How to Spot, Manage and Develop Talented People at Work
Nurturing future talent in the workplace – choosing the right people, developing the good into the best and keeping hold of the brightest – is essential for a successful business.
This research-led yet accessible book offers a practical guide to:
Clearly understanding and defining potential
High flying personality traits to look out for and biographical markers of potential
Selecting positive high potential traits and weeding out negative traits like manipulation, superficial charm or narcissism
The best assessment and management methods
Managing high potential employees and developing their careers
Understanding why people choose to leave or stay at a company
Looking at potential in context; what it means to small vs large businesses, or the public and private sector.
High Potential provides a practical framework for showing managers how to create a strong strategic vision for a high performing, high potential workforce; a real competitive business advantage.
About the Author
Ian MacRae is owner of Paragon Research Ltd offering customized research services to clients across the UK and Canada. Adrian Furnham is Professor of Psychology at UCL, and Adjunct Professor of Management at the Norwegian School of Management. He has written over 1000 scientific papers and 70 books and is among the most well-known and productive psychologists in the world.