“This past August Apple became the most valuable corporation in the world based on market capitalization, surpassing every firm in the technology industry and every other industry! As a consumer products company, its prolonged growth spurt is even more amazing because it has continued through economic times when consumers are reluctant to spend what little they have,” Dr. John Sullivan writes for ERE.net.
“The extraordinary valuation is not a result of 30+ years of stellar performance. Apple has failed at many things,” Sullivan writes. “Its success isn’t the result of access to special equipment, manufacturing capability, or a great location, but rather superior leadership, access to great talent, and unusual talent management approaches.”
Sullivan writes, “Visits to the headquarters and interviews with HR leaders convinced me that there are lessons to be learned from this company. After two decades of researching and analyzing Apple’s approach to talent management, I have compiled a list of the key differentiators. If you are a manager at another organization and you want to duplicate its results, this case study will give you direction.”
Much more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “krquet” for the heads up.]