Build a Goal-Setting Culture to Drive Your Business

Wednesday, Mar 17, 2010 1:00pm CST

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Learn what it takes to create a culture of effective goal setting — a key component in aligning and driving employee and business performance. This webinar will offer tips, best practices and lessons on how to set, align and manage goals that can be practically measured and are focused on business priorities. Learn how to set clear guidelines to cascade or link goals effectively — including how to set goal quality criteria and engage managers and employees in a collaborative goal-setting discussion. In this session, we’ll discuss how aligning talent management processes to organizational goals is the critical first step in goal setting and how this step becomes the foundation for communication.


In this webinar, learn how to:

  • Create a culture of effective goal setting.
  • Align organizational goals with the talent management process.
  • Turn scorecards into tools for middle management.
  • Instill a sense of ownership among the individuals on your team to ensure success.


Dr. Stephen C. Schoonover
Vice President, HCM Consulting

Dr. Stephen C. Schoonover is vice president of HCM consulting at Salary.com. He has published widely and for the past 30 years has provided consulting services related to leadership and executive development, functional strategies, competency model building and talent management systems. Schoonover’s consulting has spanned virtually all business sectors, including work with Hewlett-Packard, Accenture, Mercer Management, Ernst and Young, GlaxoSmithKline, Tyson Foods, Merck & Co., Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, Oracle, Sun, General Electric, Freddie Mac and PricewaterhouseCoopers. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, he has taught at Harvard Medical School, Harvard’s psychology department, Harvard Business School, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and Sloane School of Management at MIT.

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