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1st Edition

The Routledge Companion to Talent Management

Edited By

Ibraiz Tarique

ISBN 9781138202146
Published August 19, 2021 by Routledge
584 Pages 10 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The field of Talent Management has grown and advanced exponentially over the past several years as organizations, large and small, public and private, global and domestic, have realized that to gain and sustain a global competitive advantage, they must manage their talents effectively. Talent Management has become a major theoretical and empirical topic of intellectual curiosity from various disciplinary perspectives, such as human resource management, arts and entertainment management, international management, etc. This Companion is an indispensable source that provides an authoritative, in-depth, and comprehensive examination of emerging Talent Management topics.

Divided into five thematic sections that provide a unique overarching structure to organize forty-one chapters written by leading and renowned international scholars, this Companion assesses essential knowledge, trends, debates, and avenues for future research in a single volume: Evolution and Conceptualization of Talent Management; The External Context of Talent Management; The Internal Context of Talent Management; Individuals, Workforce, and Processes of Talent Management; and Outcomes of Talent Management.

In this way, the Companion is essential reading for anyone involved in the scholarly study of Talent Management, including academic researchers, advanced postgraduate and graduate students, and management consultants. For further debate on Talent Management, readers might be interested in the supplementary volume Contemporary Talent Management: A Research Companion, sold separately.

Table of Contents

1. Talent Management: An Introduction

Ibraiz Tarique

Section I Evolution and Conceptualization of Talent Management

2. The History of Talent Management

Paul Sparrow 

3. Building Micro-Foundations for Talent Management

David G. Collings and Dana B. Minbaeva 

4. The Employee and Talent Management: An interaction framed through three lenses: Work, team, and the organisation 

Karin A. King 

5. Talent Management: From Resource-Based View to Dynamic Capabilities

Kushal Sharma 

6. The ‘Value’ Perspective to Talent Management: A Revised Perspective  

Heba Makram

Section II The External Context of Talent Management 

7. Talent Management: Decision Making in the Global Context

Violetta Khoreva and Vlad Vaiman 

8. Global Talent Macro Management: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Shaista E. Khilji and Ramien Pierre 

9. Talent Competitiveness: A Framework for Macro Talent Management

Paul Evans, Eduardo Rodriguez-Montemayor, and Bruno Lanvin 

10. The Global Talent Competitiveness Index: An Empirical Assessment and Lessons for Macro Talent Management 

Paul Evans, Eduardo Rodriguez-Montemayor, and Bruno Lanvin 

11. Talent Management in Asia

Fang Lee Cooke 

12. Talent Management in Africa: Challenges, Opportunities, and Prospects

Fang Lee Cooke 

13. Taking Stock of HRM Research in Latin America: Implications for Talent Management

Jordi Trullen and Jaime Bonache 

14. Talent Management in European Organizations

Agnieszka Skuza and Hugh Scullion 

15. Talent Management and Migration

Jean-Luc Cerdin, Chris Brewster, and Lovanirina Ramboarison-Lalao 

16. Talent Management and Performance in the Public Sector 

Paul Boselie, Marian Thunnissen, and Joost Monster 

17. Talent Management in Academia

Marian Thunnissen, Pleun van Arensbergen, and Marieke van den Brink

Section III The Internal Context of Talent Management 

18. Hard Work or Hard-Wired? The Nature-Nurture Debate on Talent Management

Maria Christina Meyers and Anneloes Bal 

19. Talent Management and Generational Differences 

Marion Festing and Lynn Schäfer 

20. It’s not Either/Or; it’s Both-And: The Paradox Between Exclusive Talent Management and Inclusive Diversity Management

Dagmar Daubner-Siva 

21. Talent Management and Career Management

Nicky Dries, Elise Marescaux, and Anand van Zelderen 

22. Exclusive Talent Management: Examining Ethical Concerns and Boundaries

Stephen Swailes 

23. Talent Management and the Communication of Talent Status

Jennie Sumelius and Adam Smale 

24. E-Talent: Connecting Information Technology and Talent Management

Sharna Wiblen

Section IV Individuals, Workforce, and Processes of Talent Management 

25. A View from Across the Way: Perspectives on Talent Management from the Field of Global Leadership

Allan Bird and Mark E. Mendenhall 

26. Third Culture Kids: Early Talent Potential for Global Work?

Jan Selmer, Yvonne McNulty, and Jakob Lauring 

27. The Benefits and Challenges of Incorporating Global Mindset into Global Talent Management Strategies

Barzantny Cordula and Rachel Clapp-Smith

28. Herding Cats: Expatriate Talent Acquisition and Development

Vlad Vaiman, Yvonne McNulty, and Arno Haslberger 

29. Talent Management and Workforce Differentiation

Michael Koch and Elise Marescaux 

30. Talent Management: A Focus on the Supporting Cast of "B" Players

Amina R. Malik and Parbudyal Singh 

31. It’s Crowded at the Top: How to Retain and Reward Star Employees

Shad Morris, James Oldroyd, and Kathleen Bahr 

32. When Rising Stars Falter: High Potential Status as an Impediment to Learning From Failure

Len Karakowsky and Igor Kotlyar 

33. Talent Management, Stars, and Geographically Distributed Teams

Julia Eisenberg 

34. Talent Spotting: A Review of Meanings and Identification Tools

Anthony McDonnell and Agnieszka Skuza 

35. Talent Acquisition: A Critical First Step for Effective Talent Management

James A. Breaugh 

36. Approaches to Developing High Potential Talent: Intended and Unintended Consequences

Miriam Lacey and Kevin Groves 

37. Effective Coaching for High-Potentials: A Talent Management Approach

Margarita Nyfoudi and Konstantinos Tasoulis 

38. Talent Management and Developing Leadership Talent

Chandana Sanyal and Julie Haddock-Millar

Section V Outcomes of Talent Management 

39. Talent Analytics

Alec Levenson 

40. Integrating Talent Management and Performance Management: A Workforce Differentiation Perspective

Brian Burgess and Shaun Pichler

41. The Relationship Between Talent Management and Individual and Organizational Performance

Benjamin Krebs and Marius Wehner

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Ibraiz Tarique, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Management and Management Science; and Professor of Human Resources and Talent Management at Lubin School of Business, Pace University, New York, New York, USA.