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Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands
Since about a decade, the responsibility for talent management is being transfered to (front)line managers from the HR departments, partly as a result of cost saving attempts. It is increasingly recognized that frontline managers can simply deal with talent management better. But then these frontline executives must develop the skills that help them deal with talent management issues. In the HBR of October 2013 Peter Cappelli presents 5 talent management best practices for line managers. Managers need to ask themselves the following questions: 1. What talent do we need? It is important to consider the quality of information about the talents we have. This is important since human resource issues are much more difficult to analyze and less predictable than for example new machinery. An example of the difficulties in human resource mentioned is the misconception that performance only depends on individual talent. However, it does not: it is about putting these talents in the right jo (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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