Boris Groysberg, Sarah L. Abbott
Leadership & Managing People
In 2012, Bill Allen and Maria Pejter, of Maersk Group’s Human Resources Department, sat down to consider some key aspects of Maersk’s talent management strategy. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Maersk was a global conglomerate with large shipping and oil & gas businesses. Among the talent management issues being discussed: an increase an employee turnover; internal training and development programs; hiring experienced talent from outside the firm; rehiring former employees (“boomerangs”); and increasing employee diversity.
Collaboration, Developing employees, Diversity, Employee retention, Hiring, Organizational structure, Risk management, Strategy execution, Talent management