Talent management as a core source of innovation and social development in higher education [NYP 5/6/2019]

Mohammed, Atheer Abdullah and Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and Gururajan, Raj (2018) Talent management as a core source of innovation and social development in higher education [NYP 5/6/2019]. In: Innovations in higher education: cases on transforming and advancing practice. IntechOpen, London, United Kingdom, pp. 1-31. ISBN 978-953-51-7748-7

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In the new millennium, talent management (TM) has become more important and has received attention from institutions that seek a foundation on the map institutions of excellence. Higher education institutions are represented by their possession of highly qualified employees who are able to show initiative, creativity and excellence in performance. Those individuals are the core resources of innovation and social development. It is apparent that there is a great competition among institutions in this modern technology era, driving an increase in knowledgeable
employees along with vast market changes. Consequently, academic institutions have started to rethink their procedures and policies to achieve better attraction, development and retention of those employees. Therefore, this chapter aims to improve the theoretical and pragmatic comprehension of TM as an essential source of innovative and educational development. Through pragmatic use of
elements of previous research approaches combined with a comprehensive qualitative study, this study concludes that higher education institutions are aware of innovation sources that are currently used in managing talent in their divisions and faculties. These were talent attraction, talent development, and talent retention. Both empirical research represented by the case study in the higher education sector and previous research confirm that the best practices of TM are considered as attraction, development and retention of talent.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: ArticleFirst version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Management and Enterprise
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2019 04:29
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2019 05:38
Uncontrolled Keywords: talent management, talent attraction, talent development, talent retention, higher education
Fields of Research : 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
Identification Number or DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.81377
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/36091

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