You know who the most promising members of your staff are. Should you tell them they are being groomed for leadership roles? The answer depends on the culture of your workplace, experts say. "If it's not done right, telling can be harmful to an organization's health," Lindsay Edmonds Wickman writes. "But if talent managers can manage the expectations that come along with telling, the end result is not only better retention of top talent, it also sends a clear message to the workforce about which qualities make good leaders."
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