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Managing People and Organization
Assignment: Baker & McKenzie (A):
A New Framework for Talent Management

Content

Executive Summary 3 Part I. External environment of global legal industry 4 1.1. Political4

1.2. Economic5
1.3. Social5
1.4. Technological5
1.5. Part II. Internal environment of Baker & McKenzie6 2.1 The Hard 3S’s (Structure, Strategy, System)7
2.2. The Soft 4S’s (Style/Culture, Staff, Skills, Shared Values)8 2.2.1 Style/Culture8
2.2.2 Staff9
2.2.2 Skills10
2.2.3 Shared Values10
Part III. Development Framework analysis11
3.1 Globalization11
3.2 Performance management11
3.3 Talent management12
Part IIII. Recommendations13
Appendix 114
Bibliography15

Executive Summary

The report is based on the case study Baker & McKenzie (A): A New Framework for Talent Management. It examines different issues faced by Baker & McKenzie law firm during war for talent in the legal industry while creating a professional development program – the Development Framework for its employees.

The success of an organization depends on how it interacts with its external environment, therefore the external environment of Baker & McKenzie law firm has been analyzed by means of the PEST framework.

The internal environment of Baker & McKenzie law firm has been also critically evaluated with regards to McKenzie 7S framework analyzing the hard 3S’s (Structure, Strategy, System) and the Soft 4S’s (Style/Culture, Staff, Skills, Shared Values) of the company’s internal environment.

Bearing in mind Baker & McKenzie’s...