People Alignment

Lakhani, Ali; Gazzara, Kevin
March 2008
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Mar2008, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p8
The article focuses on the importance of aligning people's ideal jobs to their actual jobs to achieve job optimization. The analogy of a bus with three categories of passengers is given, and where performers are described as the right people on the bus who fit well into the right seats. The same is held true for posers and paupers but with the former noted as misfit into their seats and the latter noted as crammed into ill-fitting seats. Transforming these people into performers is discussed.


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