Talent Management: Cases and Commentary

Hardcover | March 15, 2009

EditorEddie Blass

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Talent management is ‘the hot topic’ for HR managers and chief executives in organizations today. Since McKinsey announced ‘The War on Talent’, organizations have been struggling with the issues of defining talent, developing talent, and providing structures and systems to retain talent within their employment. This book offers new insights into these key areas by drawing on a range of in-depth case studies which are presented in full. Commentary is provided to help the reader draw the most relevant examples for them, and a guide to developing a talent management system is presented through the identification of a number of strategic perspectives, and operational dimensions that put this into practice. This book is ‘a must’ for anyone responsible for managing talented individuals in their organization.

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Talent management is ‘the hot topic’ for HR managers and chief executives in organizations today. Since McKinsey announced ‘The War on Talent’, organizations have been struggling with the issues of defining talent, developing talent, and providing structures and systems to retain talent within their employment. This book offers new ins...

EDDIE BLASS is Senior Lecturer in Professional Learning at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. Eddie spent over three years at Ashridge prior to joining the School of Education at Hertfordshire, and it was at Ashridge that her research into Talent Management started. After completing her EdD on The Future University while lecturing a...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:326 pages, 8.87 × 5.65 × 1.09 inPublished:March 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780230224193

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A Map of the Territory between HRM and Talent Management
DEFINING TALENT
Case Study of Accenture Human Performance Practice UK--M.Powell
Case Study of Mills &amp--Reeve--M.Devine
Case Study of Grant Thornton--E.Braiden
Case Study of Anonymous Company Banco--A.Orbea
DEVELOPING TALENT
Case Study of MotorCo--Angelita Orbea
Case Study of UnitedHealth Europe--M.Devine
Case Study of B &amp--Q Retailers--E.Braiden
Case Study of M&G--A.Poppleton
SYSTEMS AND STRUCTURES TO SUPPORT TALENT MANAGEMENT
Case Study of Lloyds TSB--A.Knights
Case Study of The Malmaison Hotel Group--M.Devine
Case Study of Network Rail--M.Devine
Case Study of Ipsen Pharmaceuticals--E.Braiden
The Public Sector A Special Case? M.Devine and E.Blass
Case Study of the Metropolitan Police--M.Devine
Case Study of The National Probation Service--E.Braiden
Case Study of the Public Sector Competitive Model
Applying the Learning to SMEs
Conclusions and Unresolved Issues
References