Weathering the Storm: Assessing, Attracting, Retaining and Developing Critical Talent in Basic Materials Sector Right Now

The turbulent global economic environment is forcing senior executives in the basic materials industry to adjust the capabilities and skills of their leadership teams. To better understand the nature of these ongoing leadership talent adjustments, Korn/Ferry conducted interviews with nearly 100 global industry CEOs and senior human resources executives during late 2008 and early 2009. This research yielded some compelling results.