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  • Review ‘Managing Talent for Success’ on page 302.  How would you prioritize among the six strategies (or paths) in the reading? Which would you implement first, second, and so on?  Why?
  • How have the evolving business environment and the emergence of free agent workers affected the “make-or-buy” talent decisions?
  • Research and identify a performance appraisal system and discuss the pros and cons of the system.  Do not repeat your classmates’ system.
  • What makes a performance appraisal system successful and what makes one unsuccessful?
  • Based on your experiences, as well as the chapter information, what are some good “rules of thumb” for conducting successful performance appraisal interviews?