#AlignedValue @TowersWatson acquires @SavilleConsult to add Psychometric #HCM Solutions for #HR #TalentMgmt #Leadership

LONDON, NEW YORK, 27 April 2015 Financial Highlights * Transaction valued at £42 million * CY15 revenues from Saville expected to be in excess of £10 million * More than 2 million individuals used Saville’s online tools in the last 12 months * The transaction does not change Towers Watson’s financial expectations for FY15 * Saville will operate its business as usual for the foreseeable future to preserve continuity of client teams and services Capabilities Saville was founded in 2004 by Peter Saville, Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) a distinction shared with Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud. Saville’s integrated suite of … Continue reading #AlignedValue @TowersWatson acquires @SavilleConsult to add Psychometric #HCM Solutions for #HR #TalentMgmt #Leadership

#AlignedValue: “Talent alone doesn’t make a great team” // Do you agree? #Leadership #TalentManagement #HR #HCM

“Talent alone doesn’t make a great team.  You need faith in your colleagues and alignment behind a common goal.” – United States General (Ret.) Stanley McChrystal If talent isn’t enough, what else is needed? Fundamental Problem: The U.S. Military, composed of teams of highly talented service men and women, was failing to prevent terrorist attacks. In 2003, Gen. Stanley McChrystal took command of the United States’ Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), an association of elite forces such as the Navy SEALS, Army Rangers, and Delta Force. His mission: to defeat al-Qaida in Iraq. JSOC had superior technology, skills, and resources. They were far better organized, … Continue reading #AlignedValue: “Talent alone doesn’t make a great team” // Do you agree? #Leadership #TalentManagement #HR #HCM

#AlignedValue: Why aren’t more #CEO, #CFO, #Csuite leaders achieving their objectives?

According to McKinsey: – Nearly 50 percent of top executives did not earn support for their ideas when moving into C-suite roles. – More than 33 percent of C-suite executives have not met their objectives during their tenures.  Results from a McKinsey Insights online survey conducted in July 2014.  n = 1, 195 global c-level respondents (1) When McKinsey consultants Rajiv Chandran, Hortense de la Boutetiere, and Carolyn Dewar asked C-level respondents asked what factors contributed to success or failure, organization-wide alignment was considered ‘critical’.  Misalignment is a silent killer of C-suite objectives. Not surprisingly, the same top executives consider organizational culture the hardest area to understand … Continue reading #AlignedValue: Why aren’t more #CEO, #CFO, #Csuite leaders achieving their objectives?