- Hardcover: 288 pages
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition (July 12, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0071739378
- ISBN-13: 978-0071739375
- Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 1.1 x 9.2 inches
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- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #231,277 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author
Mark A. Stein: With a finance education from the George Washington University School of Business in 1990, and subsequent professional service experience as a foundation, Mark entered the management consulting industry in 1995, and has since led hundreds of corporate strategy, investment analysis and organization development engagements for leading multi-national corporations. Mark speaks at Organization Development and onboarding conferences. He is married with three kids and lives in Bethesda, MD.
Lilith Christiansen: Lilith has 15 years of organization development consulting experience with Kaiser Associates and Booz Allen Hamilton. Lilith has led numerous organizational improvement and employee programs redesign projects for clients in both public and private sectors. Lilith is a graduate of University of Virginia and University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Lilith is married, has two children and lives in Arlington, VA.
“This is a terrific resource for anyone wanting to create an effective onboarding program.” —Mindy Moye, Ph.D., Manager Employee Engagement, John Deere
“In Successful Onboarding Lilith and Mark demonstrate the financial impact that the onboarding process can have on your organization, and provides a roadmap for improving your return on investment. The book has already changed the way we think about onboarding in our organization.” —Andrew Blocher, Chief Financial Officer, Federal Realty Investment Trust
“Goodbye old-school orientation and welcome to onboarding. A great reference to tailor your onboarding based on your culture and strategy. This book demonstrates how sound and creative onboarding can prevent a lot of voluntary off-boarding from high performing employees.” —Sonia Narang, Director, Leadership & Organization Development, Sony Pictures Entertainment
“Every company leader who is serious about delivering results through people should read this book. Successful Onboarding not only gives a roadmap to successful hiring and retention, but also addresses the common pitfalls that lead to adjustment struggles, discouragement and skepticism from new hires. This book rings true to those of us who coach leaders in the onboarding transition.” —Kate Ebner, Co-Director, Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Program, Principal, The Nebo Company
“This is an important book for business leaders who want to assure employee engagement from Day One! Practical and instructive, the book gives leaders everything required to plan and implement an onboarding strategy that provides maximum organizational benefits. Not only does the book convincingly build the business case for excellence in onboarding, the authors lay out in the clearest of terms a ‘recipe’ to assist practitioners to plan and implement a strategy that will contribute the results we are all looking for….engaged employees who choose to build a career in our organizations and contribute to organizational success in the long term! Well done, Mark and Lilith!” —Bonnie DuPont, Corporate Director; Former Group Vice President, Corporate Resources, Enbridge, Inc.
“Successful Onboarding could easily be titled Maximizing Your ROI. If you adopt the authors’ perspective and follow the best practices they present, your organization will get the greatest possible return on its investment in new talent. Stein and Christiansen’s work will shift your focus from activities to results.” —Scott Eblin, Eecutive coach and author of THE NEXT LEVEL: WHAT INSIDERS KNOW ABOUT EXECUTIVE SUCCESS
“An approach to transforming your organization’s onboarding process from a one-time transaction to a sustained and integrated employee experience that drives performance and engagement right out of the gate.” —Matt Motzkin, Director, Organizational Development, Disney-ABC Television Group
“A comprehensive and highly practical guide to the critical—but underappreciated—practice of onboarding new employees. The authors make a convincing business case for strategic onboarding and then outline a step-by-step process for a positive and enduring outcome.” —Max Stier, President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service
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Rob Best - Human Resources, Jacksonville, Florida
The personal tips from the authors are added bonuses of having the book. The book is an excellent read for human resource professionals at any level.
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