CRITICAL RESEARCH ISSUES IN TALENT MANAGEMENT
In general, research on talent management in organizations has been limited (see Gubman, 1998; Lawler, 2008; Lewis & Heckman, 2006), although much has been written about specific talent management components such as recruiting, selection, and performance management. Doing rigorous research in organizations is challenging because of the complexity of field research and the limited ability to hold some variables constant while others are studied. The field also lacks agreement on the appropriate type and level of outcome measures to use.
Many of the previous chapters make suggestions for future research in specific areas of talent management. This chapter discusses the talent ...