December 10th 2018

Speed Read: Rethinking Talent Management

CEOs consistently rank talent development as a top priority because of its importance to organisation growth, leadership succession and adaptability to changing marketplaces. However, research finds that there is generally low satisfaction with talent development capabilities within the organisation and there can be a disconnect with strategic business needs. This Speed Read explores what 'talent management' means in today's complex, uncertain business environment, and what organisations can do to better connect talent management practices with the overall business strategy.

The Speed Read explores the following areas:

  • Defining talent management
  • Talent management in context
  • Talent management today - issues and opportunities
  • Connecting business and talent management strategy to maximise ROI
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • CRF Integrated Talent Management Model
  • Recommendations for HR professionals for more effective talent management

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