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Strategy-Driven Talent Management: A Leadership Imperative by Ben E. Dowell, Rob Silzer

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CHAPTER 17
THEY CAN DO IT! YOU CAN HELP!
A Look at Talent Practices at The Home Depot
Leslie W. Joyce
 
 
The Home Depot is the world’s second largest retailer. With revenues in excess of $90 billion, it has the distinction of being the number one home improvement retailer in the world. Founded in 1979, The Home Depot has gained recognition as the fastest growing retailer to hit sales of $40 billion, $50 billion, $60 billion, and so on. At just 29 years old, The Home Depot is already an American icon, and the business is growing globally. The company began in the United States and grew into Canada, then Mexico, and most recently into China.

The Case for Talent Management

On average, The Home Depot places approximately 17,000 leaders into positions ...

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