Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Key Talent Differentiation without Utilization of Performance Ratings at Noble Energy
by Molitoriss, Catherine K., M.S., Pepperdine University, 2017, 71; 10264958
Abstract (Summary)

The main purpose of this study was to determine an innovative approach for identification of key employees at Noble Energy without imposing company-wide performance ratings. The study was designed to answer the following questions: What criteria do Noble Energy leaders use to determine select talent for consideration in talent reviews and succession planning? Is Noble Energy identifying select talent through their new talent review process successfully without the use of performance ratings? This research study was conducted using a qualitative method involving a survey and interviews, designed to draw on specific events surrounding the initial Spring talent review at Noble Energy which involved discussion between senior leaders. Analysis of the survey and further validation in subsequent interviews identified 11 criteria used to identify select talent at Noble Energy. It was also determined that performance ratings were not needed to identify select talent.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Mangiofico, Gary
Commitee: Lacey, Miriam Y.
School: Pepperdine University
Department: Organizational Development
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 56/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Business administration
Keywords: Performance appraisals, Performance management, Performance ratings
Publication Number: 10264958
ISBN: 978-0-355-09462-6
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