Identifying high potential employees

What is a high-potential employee?  In our view ‘high potentials’ are employees who not only have the potential and ability but also the motivation to achieve a succession of more senior roles over time.

Most clients seem to employ a version of the ubiquitous McKinsey 9-box grid to compare and contrast performance with potential.  The 9-box grid model has its uses, but does not necessarily echo the theories of Stanford University psychologist and world-renowned guru Carol Dweck on workplace motivation.  Dweck says that Continue reading