Potential: The Raw Material of the Future

October 15th, 2015

Companies are investing more aggressively than ever in executive recruiting, assessment and development.

Yet despite this higher level of input, the development tends have little or no impact for executives in a fast-changing market environment; the implication being the methods used to select and develop talent have not kept pace with the changing requirements for effective leadership.

In less volatile days it made sense to assess candidates by looking at their past performance and current competency profile. But now that constant change has become the norm – and today that often means the radical transformation of established business models – assessing existing competencies is simply not enough.

Click here to read the entire article by Karena Strella, Jens Riedel, and Tilman Gerhardt on Egon Zehnder’s website.

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