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2nd Edition

Global Talent Management

ISBN 9781138712454
Published October 30, 2018 by Routledge
250 Pages 17 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The second edition of Global Talent Management (GTM) offers a state of the art overview of the key areas of talent management in theory and practice. Drawing on contributions from the leading global contributors to talent management research, the book is structured around three key sections. Section one provides a contextual overview of talent management. The second section explores in depth some of the core areas of GTM practice which includes the meaning of talent in the global context, internal talent identification, developing leadership talent, employee turnover, employer branding and the role of the corporate HR function in GTM. The final section considers three key contemporary issues in GTM, namely, data analytics in GTM, managing virtual talent and managing globally diverse talent.

The chapters in the volume provide advanced undergraduate or postgraduate students with an interest in global talent management with a cutting-edge overview of the key topics in the field. It is also an invaluable resource for the reflective practitioner looking for an overview of key research in this important area of practice.

Table of Contents


SECTION ONE: The Context of Global Talent Management

Chapter 1. Global Talent Management: An introduction

David G. Collings, Hugh Scullion & Paula M. Caligiuri

Chapter 2. Macro Talent Management (MTM): What it is and why is it important to Global Talent Management

Karin King & Vlad Vaiman



SECTION TWO: Global Talent Management in Practice

Chapter 3. The Meaning of Talent in the World of Work

Eva Gallardo-Gallardo

Chapter 4. Managing Global Talent Flows

Almasa Sarabi, Monika Hamori & Fabian Froese

Chapter 5. The Identification and Evaluation of Internal Talent in MNEs

Anthony McDonnell, David G. Collings & Ronan Carbery

Chapter 6. Global Talent Management: New Challenges for the Corporate HR Function in

Elaine Farndale, Paul Sparrow, Hugh Scullion and Maja Vidovic

Chapter 7. Developing Global Leadership Talent

Paula Caligiuri & Lisa Dragoni

Chapter 8. Global Talent Turnover

Ilka Verena Ohlmer Nicky Dries and Anders Dysvik

Chapter 9 Employer Branding and Corporate Reputation Management in

Global Companies: Theory and Practice

Graeme Martin and Katie Sinclair

Chapter 10. Global Mobility and Global Talent

Michael Isichei and David G Collings

SECTION THREE: Contemporary Challenges in Global Talent Management

Chapter 11. Global Talent Analytics

Dana Minbaeva and Sara Vardi

Chapter 12. Managing Diverse Talent in the Global Context

Berk Kucukaltan and Mustafa Ozbilgin

Chapter 13. Managing Virtual Talent

Angelika Zimmermann

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David Collings is Full Professor of Human Resource Management and Associate Dean for Research at Dublin City University Business School. He is joint Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of World Business.

Hugh Scullion is Professor of International Human Resource Management at Hull University Business. He has published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of World Business and Human Resource Management Journal. He consults with leading MNCs in Europe and Asia.

Paula Caligiuri is a DMSB Distinguished Professor of International Business at Northeastern University. She researches, consults and teaches in cultural agility development, global leadership, and expatriate management.


"This edition offers fresh, research-based insights into the knotty global talent management challenges confronting organizations today. Written and edited by top scholars in the field, it’s a volume that readers will want to keep nearby to refer to again and again."

Professor Ingrid Fulmer, Rutgers University