Pamela McGillivray wrote,
"I imagined that one of the functions that teams might want to be involved
in is recruitment of new team members. Whilst the upfront 'screening'
would most likely be outsourced, the inside interviews and final selection
could be conducted by members of the teams. As I don't have any practical
experience of this it might be just a pipe dream. Any comments?"
In my last corporate job, I had a training group reporting to me. When
the manager of that group left, I used a hiring process that involved the
whole team fully in selection of candidates, interviewing, and selecting
the new manager. I participated as a single member on the team. We used a
group decision making process around specific selection criteria. The
process worked great and the experience was dynamite!
It's neat when a team that has a foraml leader chooses that leader.
Instead of having resistance to a new leader they have a veste interest in
setting that person up for success.
Pamela, you have a neat little statement in your by-line. Who is the
-- Willard Jule firstname.lastname@example.org