TALENT MANAGEMENT AS A NEW PARADIGM IN MANAGEMENT SCIENCE

Anna Mazurkiewicz

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/JPM.2014.017

Abstract


The environment of contemporary organisations is defined as turbulent, due to novelty, speed and unpredictability of performed changes as well as an increase of its complexity level. It is accompanied with uncertainty of conducting an activity. New determinants require fast adjustment which requires the changes in assumed priorities and as a consequence – new paradigms. One of the paradigms is talent management. The aim of this study is to present talent management as a new paradigm in a contemporary organisation. To fulfil this aim, the traits of the new paradigm were presented, the meaning of talent management for strategic success of an organisation interpreted in the context of satisfying the needs of particular groups of stakeholders was emphasised, and actions which must be undertaken so as talent management contributes to this success were mentioned. The consequence of the new paradigm – talent management, is emphasising the identification of key resources of talent i.e. these for which the difference in quality and availability of talent significantly influences the processes or resources in the greatest level influencing a strategic success – sustainability, which concerns a wider aspect than a financial result only.

Keywords


talent; talent management; paradigm; strategic success; sustainability

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