Talent management at BlackRock: A conversation with Larry Fink

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The most important component of good management is ensuring “diversity of mind,” says the CEO of the world’s largest asset manager.

Since cofounding BlackRock in the late 1980s, Larry Fink has led the company to become the world’s largest asset manager, with more than $6 trillion assets under management and 13,000 employees globally. A background in risk management gives him a unique perspective on the risks and rewards related to talent.

“Firms fail when you have groupthink. You generally have groupthink

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