2.Conceptualizing the Issues in Technical Talent Management

What issues surface as an organization’s leaders try to conceptualize and implement a technical talent management program? This chapter addresses that question. It describes the characteristics of effective technical and professional talent management programs, reviews the common mistakes to avoid in implementing such programs, and summarizes some variations in implementing them.

Effective Technical Talent Management Programs

What are the characteristics of effective TTM programs? Very little research has been conducted to answer this question.1 One reason is that most organizations at present focus their attention primarily, and often exclusively, on talent management to build the leadership ...

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