In Good to Great, Jim Collins shows how the truly superior companies first get the best and brightest on board, and then together this exemplary team decides where to direct the enterprise. Get the right people on the bus, sitting in the right seats, be rigorous in removing those who don’t belong, and then decide where to drive it.
Great people come up with great answers. They are the engine that drives an organization to excel. What is a company if not a group of people who together can accomplish something greater than they can as individuals? By that definition, the higher the quality of those individuals, the greater the accomplishment.
Once you’ve got the best people, you’ve got to create an atmosphere that not only keeps them but spurs them to excellence. As your most important asset, they must receive guidance, recognition, and continually renewed motivation.
The Markens Group helps organizations make the leap from entrepreneurially driven to professionally led. We do this by providing business and profit Finding the best people and then keeping them motivated and energized is one of the most fundamental yet challenging aspects of running a business. Hiring the finest of the finest is not enough—you must create an atmosphere and culture that allows them to excel. We have developed proven methods for hiring and keeping the best people, a system that maximizes their strengths identifies areas that need improvement, and helps guide their performance.
Getting, Guiding, and Keeping the Best and Brightest
In the book Good to Great, author Jim Collins explains how the truly superior companies first get the best and brightest on board, and then together this exemplary team decides where to direct the enterprise. Get the right people on the bus, sitting in the right seats, be rigorous in removing those who don’t belong, and then decide where to drive it. Achieving this requires more than instinct and a flair for conducting job interviews. Fortunately, tools once available and affordable by only the largest firms can now help any size corporation select and guide its people to greatness.
Predicting how a candidate will act in your business environment and tailoring his/her assessment to specific job requirements increases the probability of a successful hire. Added to a thoughtful interview and vetted references, results from an accurate, online behavioral assessment program will help your firm select the best and the brightest.
Behavior Assessment Tools
One of the advantages of behavioral assessments is the ability to clearly, concisely, and systematically guide employees’ performance toward higher personal achievement while furthering strategic goals. As a developmental tool, our assessment program provides a benchmark for measuring changes over time. As an annual checkup, it will confirm that your staffs’ strengths grow and that opportunities for improvement have been properly addressed.
Our behavior assessment tools will:
* Identify the specific behaviors needed for success in each position
* Highlight behaviors that many be holding an employee back
* Map a personal strategy for improvement
* Systematize personal and supervisory feedback
* Confirm and ensure that management is working smoothly as a team
TMG can also provide insight into:
* How well team members work together
* Where they excel or need coaching
* How well the team is suited to meet your strategic goals
Read an Assessment Case Study.