Talent management: Critical perspectives

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Abstract

This chapter considers definitions of talent management (TM) as exclusive and inclusive and contrasts TM with HRM. Theoretical underpinnings of TM are summarised using ideas from SHRM, institutional theory and celebrity society. Biasing factors in talent identification are considered including interpersonal relationships and gender. Authors take a more critical approach to TM to bring out a 'dark side' in contrast to conventional managerialist depictions
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHuman Resource Management
Subtitle of host publicationA global and critical perspective
EditorsJawad Syed, Robin Kramar
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan UK
Pages279-297
Number of pages19
Edition2
ISBN (Print)9781137521620
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2017

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Swailes, S., Handley, J., & Rivers, E. (2017). Talent management: Critical perspectives. In J. Syed, & R. Kramar (Eds.), Human Resource Management: A global and critical perspective (2 ed., pp. 279-297). Palgrave Macmillan UK.