Talent Management

by Rachel Brushfield

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Difficult People

Emotional Intelligence

Internal Communication

Mental Toughness






Talent management handbook

Lance A Berger, Dorothy R Berger, published by McGraw-Hill Professional 2003, 450 pages.

This book explains how organisations can identify and hold onto their most valued employees, but also how to get the most out of ‘high-potential people’ by developing them and promoting them to key positions.

The essential guide to managing talent: how top companies recruit, train and retain the best employees

Kaye Thorne, Andy Pellant, published by Kogan Page Ltd 2006, 191 pages.

The authors identify practical steps to help your organisation create a place where every individual can give their best.

The war for talent

Ed Michaels, Helen Handfield-Jones, Beth Axelrod, published by Harvard Business School Press 2001, 200 pages.

The definitive guide to attracting, developing, and retaining top talent to drive performance.

Talent management and succession planning toolkit

James A Cannon, Rita McGee, published by CIPD April 2007, 406 pages.

This toolkit provides the capability to carry out the necessary planning and analysis to find, develop and retain talent. All tools are also provided online.


The author’s website has a synopsis of useful articles and resources about talent management, including books, research, networks and conferences. See www.liberateyourtalent.com


You can also contact the author directly: Rachel Brushfield