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Chasing Stars:
The Myth of Talent and the Portability of Performance
Boris Groysberg

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 3

Part One: Talent and Portability
Chapter 1: Moving On 15
Chapter 2: Analysts' Labor Market 35
Chapter 3: The Limits of Portability 51
Chapter 4: Do Firms Benefit from Hiring Stars? 77

Part Two: Facets of Portability
Chapter 5: Stars and Their Galaxies: Firms of Origin and Portability 93
Chapter 6: Integrating Stars: The Hiring Firm and Portability of Performance 125
Chapter 7: Liftouts (Taking Some of It with You): Moving in Teams 141
Chapter 8: Women and Portability: Why Is Women's Performance More Portable than Men's? 163

Part Three: Implications for Talent Management: Developing, Retaining, and Rewarding Stars
Chapter 9: Star Formation: Developmental Cultures at Work 197
Chapter 10: Turnover: Who Leaves and Why 239
Chapter 11: A Special Case of Turnover: Stars as Entrepreneurs 253
Chapter 12: Measuring and Rewarding Stars' Performance 273
Chapter 13: Lessons from Wall Street and Elsewhere 321

Appendix 343
Notes 353
Index 437

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