Chapter 31Linking Culture and Talent Management

Andy Pellant, Managing PartnerEmergentedge

MUCH HAS BEEN WRITTEN ON ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND TALENT MANAGEMENT, but rarely are these areas linked in the literature. This chapter seeks to establish a natural law and common-sense link between culture and talent and will also seek to offer a framework that establishes a more empirical and metric-driven approach to the creation and management of this vital interrelationship. The dynamics of culture and talent are applicable to organizations of every size, sector, and stage of development.

Defining Culture and Talent

Many businesses leaders that I meet look sincere and earnest when they say that their business “doesn’t really have a culture.” Of ...

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