Michael B. Arthur of Suffolk University in Boston puts across an interesting perspective on talent management in this piece from Forbes. He talks about how firms take a strategic approach to ensuring that "top talent" gain the experience needed to reach the top. That's fine if you are identified as being part of the elite group - but what if you are not? And how can you be sure? Arthur's article provides some helpful insights for both scenarios.
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It occurs when an organization is firmly focused on its own future, and sees its employees’ careers in that light. Its talent management system, driven by what business schools call strategic human resource management, is entirely focused on meeting the organization’s strategic goals.