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The role of the corporate HR function in global talent management

Farndale, E and Scullion, H and Sparrow, P R (2010) The role of the corporate HR function in global talent management. Journal of World Business, 45 (2). pp. 161-168. ISSN 1090-9516

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    Abstract

    We currently know little of the role of the corporate human resource (HR) function in multinational corporations regarding global talent management (GTM). GTM is explored here from two perspectives: increasing global competition for talent, and new forms of international mobility. The first considers the mechanisms of GTM, and the second, individual willingness to be mobile, especially in emerging markets, and the organizational capability needed to manage this talent. New corporate HR roles are identified which show how these issues might be addressed. We then advance our understanding of GTM theory and practice by considering the major future challenges facing corporate HR.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of World Business
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Corporate HR function ; Global talent management ; Multinational corporations
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    Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Lancaster University Management School - Other > Centre for Performance-Led HR
    ID Code: 45287
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 11 Jul 2011 19:29
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 19 Dec 2013 16:32
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/45287

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