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Description of Talent Management. Explanation.

 

Definition Talent Management. Description.


Talent Management is an approach to managing human capital throughout the career cycle. It involves the recruitment, selection, identification, retention, management, and development of personnel considered to have the potential for high performance or leadership positions (sometimes the terms is also used for all personnel). Talent management is part of Human Resources Management.


Each organization has different requirements for its current and future ‘talent pipeline’ (Leadership Pipeline), as well as different issues concerning how best to meet these requirements. It’s these considerations that should determine the talent strategy an organization develops.


This term is usually associated with competency-based human resource management practices. Talent management decisions are often driven by a set of organizational core competencies as well as position-specific competencies. Talent may include skills, knowledge, cognitive ability and potential, experience, personal traits (demonstrated through defined behaviors). The values and work preferences of employees are also of major importance.


The following talent management maturity stages can be distinguished (CIPD study, 2006):

  1. No talent management strategies, policies or formally developed practices

  2. Isolated/tactical/local ‘pockets’ of talent management activities

  3. Integrated and co-ordinated talent management activities for a particular segment of the organization

  4. Talent management strategy designed to deliver corporate and HR management strategies

  5. Talent management strategy informs and is informed by corporate strategy

Similar to Human Capital Management.


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Discussions about Talent Management.


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  Value of Talent Management in Shared Services Organizations
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  Strategic Talent Management
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  Definitions of Talent Management?
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Hot What Concepts are at the Basis of Talent Management?
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  How to Avoid Losing Highly Talented Employees During a Recession Period?
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  Emphasize Emotions and Human Behavior in Talent Management
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  Talent Management Model for Universities
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  Talent Management and Competitive Advantage
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  Talent Acquisition Strategies
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  Talent Management versus Knowledge Management
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Mintzberg: 7 Myths on Management

Management Development, Leadership Development, Managers versus Leaders, MBA (...)
 
 
 

Talent Development Approach for Successful Knowledge Management

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How to Retain your Top IT Talents and Star Performers

Talent Management, IT Talent, IT Star Performers, Retaining ICT Talent, Innovation Talent (...)
 
 
 

Top-3 Pitfalls in Talent Management: Common Mistakes by Talent Managers

Talent Management, Management Pipeline, Leadership Pipeline, Management Development, Management Succession Planning (...)
 
 
 

Fairness of Managers and Leaders: are Fair Leaders More Effective?

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Resources - Talent Management

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Learning Agility and Enterprise Agility

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Talent, Career and Succession Management and Management Development

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A Model for Increased Work Performance: HPWS

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Workforce Planning for Today

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The High Performance Development Model

Employee Performance Management, Employee Development, Career Management (...)
 

Contemporary Employment Relations: The Psychological Contract

Employee Development, Employee Motivation, Employee Relationship (...)
 

Career Development

Career Management, Career Planning, Management Development, Talent Management (...)
 

From Traditonal to Advanced Talent Management

Talent Management, Talent Planning, Talent Acquisition, Talent Retention, Talent Development, Career Planning, Successio (...)
 

Young Steve Jobs on the Role of Managers

Management, Leadership, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Talent Development (...)
 

Compare with: Leadership Pipeline  |  Coaching  |  Mentoring  |  Career Management  |  Employability  |  Employee Development  |  Management Development  |  Management Succession Planning

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