The War for Talent

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder and David Ashton

in The Global Auction

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199731688
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199944125 | DOI:
The War for Talent

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This chapter examines the war for talent, especially during a period where there are fewer talented workers. It studies the emergence of talent management, and looks at the globalization of the war for talent. It then considers the question of hiring the brightest and the best, and introduces national competition. The final section in the chapter focuses on the consequences of the mismanagement of talent.

Keywords: war for talent; talent management; national competition; mismanagement

Chapter.  6326 words. 

Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work

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