Talent Management Of Knowledge Workers: Embracing the Non-Traditional Workforce

Hardcover | June 15, 2010

EditorVlad VaimanbyVlad Vaiman

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Freelancers possess a tremendous amount of knowledge, skill, and ability. Identifying, defining, and implementing talent management strategies aimed at ensuring the effective management of non-traditional knowledge employees in an organization are the key themes of this book

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Freelancers possess a tremendous amount of knowledge, skill, and ability. Identifying, defining, and implementing talent management strategies aimed at ensuring the effective management of non-traditional knowledge employees in an organization are the key themes of this book

VLAD VAIMAN is an associate professor of international management at the School of Business in Reykjavik University, Iceland and is a visiting professor in several top universities around the world. He is a co-founder and an executive editor of the critically acknowledged European Journal of International Management (EJIM).
Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:June 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230242871

ISBN - 13:9780230242876

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Managing Talent of Non-traditional Knowledge Workers Opportunities, Challenges, and Trends
Vlad Vaiman Reykjavik University School of Business, Iceland
Chapter 2 Talent management in the new economy: applying lessons learned from knowledge workers
Rhonda Jones University of Maryland University College
Chapter 3 The Move from Employment to Associate Contracting within the Employment Relationship
Rosalind Bergemann Globalite Management Services, UK
Chapter 4 Are They One of Us? Why Retention Strategies Should Ensure that Contingent Employees Identify with the Organization Ozgur Ekmekci, Ed.D. The George Washington University
Chapter 5 The Effects of Organizational Culture on Contingent Knowledge Workers
Dr. Lien Els Middlesex University Dubai, UAE
Chapter 6 The customer employee relationship revisited: A new perspective for human capital management?
Regina-Viola Frey Heilbronn Business School, Germany
Chapter 7 Managing the talent of independent contractors in Australia
Tui McKeown Monash University, Australia
Chapter 8 an Short Term International Assignments solve an organizations talent shortages?
Guy Ellis and Denise Tsang Henley Business School University of Reading England, UK
Chapter 9 Balancing Customer, Professional and Organizational Interests: Foci of Commitment of Employed vs. Self-Employed Finance Professionals
Elfi Furtmueller, Rolf Van Dick, and Celeste P.M. Wilderom University of Twente, the Netherlands
Chapter 10 Executive Coaches in Organizations: Insiders from Outside
Konstantin Korotov European School of Management and Technology, Germany