Chapter 8

Managing Talent

Kevin Oakes, Holly Tompson, and Lorrie Lykins

In This Chapter

  • The importance of defining talent management.
  • The most common elements of talent management integration.
  • The state of succession planning in corporations.
  • Ownership and responsibility for talent management success.
  • Best practices in human capital measurement.
  • The role of technology in effective talent management.

 

Despite its high-priority status on the agendas of organizational leaders, talent management remains an elusive concept. Even its definition is debatable; is talent management the sum of its components—recruitment, development, succession ...

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