A weak hiring process can cripple any business unit. If the chosen staff doesn’t demonstrate the skills necessary to succeed in the function and in the business, then even a manager or executive with all the qualities of an effective leader will struggle to guide the department to excellence.
Hutton approached his management about using these skill sets, in addition to the company-wide P&G criteria, as evaluation criteria for employees in his division. “When I shared the Next Generation Leader document with my management, including the chief human resources officer, they loved it. The HR leaders beyond headquarters use it to help me to evaluate the global security talent that serves their regions; they can really use this to do a 360-degree evaluation of the security staff.”