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Managing capabilities for talent engagement and pipeline development

Managing capabilities for talent engagement and pipeline development Purpose – With talent management becoming an area of growing concern in the literature, this paper seeks to investigate talent management, employee engagement and talent pipeline development. Design/methodology/approach – A case study of best practice in talent pipeline development is followed using interviews and archival data as shared by the organization. Findings – The findings of the case looked at interventions of employee engagement and dialogue. Establishing talent pools and identification of talent through talent matrix is highlighted. A basic HR architecture is emphasized. Global managerial diversity with rotational assignments in different markets is another finding of the case which grooms future leaders for the organization. Originality/value – The present study indicated that a good level of engagement may lead to high retention and grooming of future leaders for the organization. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Industrial and Commercial Training Emerald Publishing

Managing capabilities for talent engagement and pipeline development

Industrial and Commercial Training , Volume 40 (1): 10 – Feb 1, 2008

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0019-7858
DOI
10.1108/00197850810841602
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Abstract

Purpose – With talent management becoming an area of growing concern in the literature, this paper seeks to investigate talent management, employee engagement and talent pipeline development. Design/methodology/approach – A case study of best practice in talent pipeline development is followed using interviews and archival data as shared by the organization. Findings – The findings of the case looked at interventions of employee engagement and dialogue. Establishing talent pools and identification of talent through talent matrix is highlighted. A basic HR architecture is emphasized. Global managerial diversity with rotational assignments in different markets is another finding of the case which grooms future leaders for the organization. Originality/value – The present study indicated that a good level of engagement may lead to high retention and grooming of future leaders for the organization.

Journal

Industrial and Commercial TrainingEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 2008

Keywords: Management strategy; Employees

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