The People Side of Great Business Stanford Executive Brief with Libby Sartain
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- How to create a high-performance culture that encourages, recognizes, and rewards.
- Retaining your best talent without overlooking the need to strengthen your bench.
- Best practices for hiring on attitude and motivation, as well as basic skills.
Great organizations start with great ideas, but they are sustained only through the dedication and passion of great people. To encourage such employees, Libby Sartain advocates a healthy, high-performance culture based on loyalty and trust. How do you create such an environment? Through honest, two-way communications, adherence to stated values, and the establishment of clear expectations and rewards.
Once you set these wheels in motion, the combined energies of all employees will be channeled naturally toward achieving your company's market and growth objectives. Sartain explains how to unleash the power of your company's foremost asset--its employees--to create lasting value.
Prior to joining Yahoo!, Sartain was Vice President of People at Southwest Airlines, where she played a key role in developing an employment brand strategy that helped Southwest double employee growth in six years and fostered the company's reputation as a leading employer of choice. Sartain was named fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources, and she is author of "HR from the Heart: Inspiring Stories and Strategies for Building the People Side of Great Business."