Career Development : Shifting from Nicety to Necessity

Kaye, Beverly; Smith, C. Patrick
January 2012
T+D;Jan2012, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p52
The article discusses the benefits of having career development initiatives that recognize the collaborative partnership between the individual employee, the manager or leader, and the organization. It emphasizes that recognizing such partnership in career development initiatives can become the vehicle for implementing the talent management aspect of a company's strategic plan. It stresses that such growth of the employee can be satisfying to both the individual and the organization. It asserts that a carefully planned and implemented career development can help employees identify interests and match these to job responsibilities.


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