A Lockheed Martin manager faced with deciding where to focus the resources of an organization to develop a world-class development of employees. The Manager’s recommendation will serve the basis for the company’s goal to the employer of choice in the minds of current and future employees. Compounding the difficulty of his decision is the pressure of the current financial, operational and cultural challenges facing the business. With the defense industry b … Read more »

A Lockheed Martin manager faced with deciding where to focus the resources of an organization to develop a world-class development of employees. The Manager’s recommendation will serve the basis for the company’s goal to the employer of choice in the minds of current and future employees. Compounding the difficulty of his decision is the pressure of the current financial, operational and cultural challenges facing the business. With the defense industry increasingly competitive costs and contracts awarded to non-traditional defense industry supplier, Lockheed Martin is to reduce its cost structure with the need for the development effectively lead employees talent and future leaders who quickly adapt to change and may be in this faced new environment.
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Clayton M. Christensen,
Michael Overndorf
Source: Harvard Business School
23 pages.
Release Date: 9 March 2000. Prod #: 300032-PDF-ENG
Lockheed Martin: The Employer of Choice Mission HBR case solution