20June 2019 at 02:00 p.m.
ESCP Europe – Campus République – Room 4310
Talent attraction, development and retention in global environment and local entrepreneurial contexts.
- Prof. Maral MURATBEKOVA-TOURON,
- Prof. Michael MORLEY,
Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick
- Prof. Paul SPARROW,
Professor Emeritus, Lancaster University Management School
- Prof. Florent NOEL,
Professeur des Universités, Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne
As talents became more internationally mobile, countries and nations have entered the competition for global talent. Thus, the questions of attracting, developing and retaining those talents have gained worldwide importance. Current literature emphasizes the need to study the talent management at the macro level. Talent management research has been criticized for the lack of theoretical frameworks and its skewed emphasis on multinational companies.
This doctoral dissertation aims to bridge this gap by studying talent interventions at different levels while looking through the theoretical lenses of cognitive evaluation theory and organizational identity theory at the global and local contextual settings.
The first article of the three-part research series takes a macro perspective and explores governmentally sponsored international talent development initiative and its impact on talent careers and their retention.
The second article has an organizational focus and discusses talent development and talent retention in a local entrepreneurial setting of a business accelerator. Finally, the third article considers organizational and individual levels and studies the implications of governmentally.
Finally, the third article considers organizational and individual levels and studies the implications of governmentally supported visa program on attraction and retention of international talent in tech startups.