PepsiCo's approach to ownership rights blends various categories of mobility with the definition of potential. Local talent describes employees who are able to take on new assignments within their current location only. Regional talent includes employees who are willing to move within specific geographic regions. Global talent includes those who are open to new assignments anywhere the company operates.
strategic workforce planning that they're using at PepsiCo. A recent study of large organizations reported that more than 60% manage some elements of their top talent from headquarters, and only 15 to 20% leave it to local business units. Smaller organizations may be better able to construct talent management processes that include all operating units because talent visibility is easier when the talent pool is small.
The bottom line is that PepsiCo has tried to avoid locking people into specific categories, and it recognizes that business and individual constraints may change quickly. This is the essence of agile management, and it is a leading edge practice in strategic workforce planning.
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