HIPO


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HIPO

(Hierarchy plus Input-Process-Output) Pronounced "hy-po." An IBM flow-charting technique that provides a graphical method for designing and documenting programs.
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HIPOs always have great performance, but great performers are not always HIPOs.
When given assignments or projects, HIPOs get them done well ahead of what you expect.
Even when the workload is heavy, HIPOs seek out even more to do.
Certainly, HIPOs are quick to point out problems that are occurring or may occur.
When you ask others about HIPOs, they always speak in glowing terms.
Companies that identify and develop HIPOs are showing dramatic shareholder returns.
The heightened results and shareholder returns increase even further when these organizations go on to formally develop and track the performance of their HIPOs.
The courses are taught by the industry-leading Ninth House Faculty and provide HIPOs with the business-critical skills needed to assist in their professional growth.
6 million people and more than 100 Fortune 500 HR leaders suggest that companies can improve the caliber of leaders and create incentives for HiPos to stay by applying a four-pronged approach:
The best organizations help HiPos learn new skills, but also apply existing skills in different roles by exposing them to high-impact development experiences.