Look at the big picture to set productive goals

01/14/2010 | Harvard Business Review online

Competency frameworks may be backed by good intentions, but they often fail to achieve their purpose and can even become counterproductive by being unwieldy, demanding the impossible and promoting mediocrity over excellence. Some better ways of implementing competency frameworks include creating a list of desired characteristics, checking that the characteristics aren't inversely correlated and keeping the organizational purpose in mind.

View Full Article in:

Harvard Business Review online

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Retail

Job Title Company Location
SEO Manager
Bed, Bath & Beyond
Union, New Jersey
Beauty Senior Marketing Manager
Nordstrom
Seattle, Washington
Specialty Retail - Development Manager
The Container Store
Coppell, Texas
Outside Sales Representitive
Purity Cylinder Gases, Inc
Lansing, MI
GLOBAL STORE OPERATIONS DIRECTOR LABOR OPTIMIZATION & MEASURABLE PROCESS
Nike, Inc.
Beaverton, Oregon