Talent Management

This module on Talent Management is part of the GroomTalent.com curriculum of critical management training courses for developing leadership competencies and management talent.

Talent Management Competencies – the ability to


  • Establish talent development processes that align with company strategy and reflect best practices and Values Discipline
  • Appreciate cultural and sub group differences
  • Create a culture that builds talent throughout an organization
  • Develop communication strategies and positive working relationships among members of a team


  • Align incentives and rewards with core business strategy
  • Recognize new talent and develop leadership capacity
  • Retain valuable team members through better incentive strategies
  • Leverage new approaches to performance evaluation and, compensation, and non-compensation rewards


  • Establish hiring as an ongoing process to provide talent to execute an evolving business strategy
  • Develop a recruitment strategy to help the company anticipate future leadership and organizational talent and competency needs
  • Integrate newcomers into the organization in ways that maximize their ability to perform and succeed
  • Manage the complexities of reorganizations, mergers, and downsizing as part of your strategic hiring process

Recommended materials

  • The 30-Minute Guide To Talent And Succession Management: A Quick Reference Guide For Business Leaders by Doris Sims (2009)
  • The Talent Management Handbook: Creating Organizational Excellence by Identifying, Developing, and Promoting Your Best People by Lance Berger, et al. (2003)
  • Best Practices in Talent Management: How the World’s Leading Corporations Manage, Develop, and Retain Top Talent by Marshall Goldsmith, Louis Carter, and The Best Practice Institute ( 2009)
  • Finding Your Future Talent Stars. By Schaper, Jim. BusinessWeek Online, 7/5/2010, p7-7, 1p
  • Five Tips to Winning the Future Talent War. By: Charney, Dan. Material Handling Management, Jul2010, Vol. 65 Issue 7

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