The Right Stuff

August 2004
Convenience Store News;8/23/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p6
Trade Publication
One of the key functions of a retail executive is to identify tomorrow's leaders, both within his or her organizational ranks and externally to continuously elevate the company's strategic approach and tactical execution in the marketplace. Talent scouting is a vital function of top executives because it helps ensure the longevity of a brand, and protects a brand's success from being too closely aligned with a handful of individuals. In other words, the brand or company becomes impervious to organizational change because the predominant and inherent strengths lie with the brand or company promise and execution.


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