Archive for May, 2009

Examples of Failed Talent Management

May 6, 2009

This is a collection post on failed Talent Management and Succession Planning and what huge impact it had.  Please share if you have other interesting cases. or leave your example in the comments section of this post.

1) John Patterson (NCR) fired Thomas Watson who than founded IBM.
Market Value today: NCR 1.69 billion  USD versus IBM: 139,72 billion USD.

2) John Sculley (Ex-Apple) fired Steve Jobs. A few years later Apple almost went bankrupt .
Market Value of Apple today: 118,19 billion


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