Talent Management: A Review of Theoretical Perspectives and a Guideline for Practioners

Selman TETIK


Today’s knowledge-intensive business environment elevates the importance of human resources to being rare and inimitable resources. A resource-based view (RBV) holds that organizations can gain competitive advantage by utilizing available rare and inimitable resources and that motivates practioners and scholars to focus on talent management (TM). In TM field, it is mostly stated that there is a lack of clarity on dimensions, definitions and theoretical framework of TM. Although RBV is predominantly underpins the talent management field as a theoretical lens, but also new theoretical perspectives are proposed to fill the theoretical gap in the field. Thus, this study aims to contribute to the field by discussing the existing perspectives and approaches. Subsequently, TM practices are provided in its processes; defining, developing and retaining


Resource-based view; Talent management; Human resources

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