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Effectiveness of talent management strategies


Bethke-Langenegger, Pamela; Mahler, Philippe; Staffelbach, Bruno (2011). Effectiveness of talent management strategies. European Journal of International Management, 5(5):524-539.

Abstract

This paper investigates the effects of different types of talent management strategies on organisational performance. We introduce four different strategies and show how they affect organisational performance. For this purpose, we use a particularly detailed dataset of 138 Swiss companies. We find that talent management focusing on retaining and developing talents as job satisfaction, motivation, commitment and trust in leaders. Moreover, talent management practices with a strong focus on corporate strategy have a statistically higher significant impact on organisational outcomes such as company attractiveness, the achievement of business goals, customer satisfaction and, above all, corporate profit, more so than any other areas that talent management focuses upon.

Abstract

This paper investigates the effects of different types of talent management strategies on organisational performance. We introduce four different strategies and show how they affect organisational performance. For this purpose, we use a particularly detailed dataset of 138 Swiss companies. We find that talent management focusing on retaining and developing talents as job satisfaction, motivation, commitment and trust in leaders. Moreover, talent management practices with a strong focus on corporate strategy have a statistically higher significant impact on organisational outcomes such as company attractiveness, the achievement of business goals, customer satisfaction and, above all, corporate profit, more so than any other areas that talent management focuses upon.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Business Administration
Dewey Decimal Classification:330 Economics
Scopus Subject Areas:Social Sciences & Humanities > Business and International Management
Social Sciences & Humanities > Education
Social Sciences & Humanities > Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
Language:English
Date:2011
Deposited On:09 Feb 2012 11:38
Last Modified:30 Jul 2020 03:10
Publisher:Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
ISSN:1751-6757
Additional Information:Copyright: Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
OA Status:Hybrid
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1504/EJIM.2011.042177
Other Identification Number:merlin-id:4956

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