Gallup is pleased to share the following introduction from an article first published in Inside HR on Jan. 29, 2018. The following is reproduced with permission.

A strengths-based approach has been critical to the talent management success of employer of choice Stryker South Pacific, according to its head of HR.

The Fortune 500 medical technology company, which employs more than 33,000 people globally and generates more than $US12 billion globally in revenue, focuses heavily on talent management, and in particular, the identification, assessment and selection of individuals based on their unique strengths.

Senior director of HR for Stryker's South Pacific business, Erin Cramlet, said: "I often go to HR conferences and the number one question I get asked is, "What do you do that's different? What's the secret to your success?"

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