Academic journal article Manager

The Talent Powered Organisation Strategies for Globalisation, Talent Management and High Performance

Academic journal article Manager

The Talent Powered Organisation Strategies for Globalisation, Talent Management and High Performance

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Special book discount offer for readers of manager* The Talent Powered Organisation Strategies for Globalisation, Talent Management and High Performance by Peter Cheese, Robert J. Thomas and Elizabeth Craig Published by Kogan Page (www.kogan-page.co.uk) ISBN: 97807 49449902 £19.95 * Hardback * 288 pages

This book tackles one of the most pressing and challenging issues on managers' agendas, winning the battle for talent. It is a comprehensive review of the trends that are elevating talent management to the top of the corporate agenda. Whether recruiting young technicians from the developing world, retaining valuable experience from an ageing generation of employees, or integrating Generation Y into the workforce, managers confront a maelstrom of talent issues.

The authors provide current examples of best practices and critical imperatives for attracting, retaining and multiplying talent in the new global economy. They offer numerous case studies that illuminate every dimension of managing people, from defining talent requirements and their critical links to business strategy, to innovative ways of sourcing, building and deploying talent at the right time and in the right roles, and accounting for, and measuring, investments in talent.

Among the key points the book makes are:

* Engagement is the mystery ingredient that can transform business performance, but can be elusive. …

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