The importance of people is frequently mentioned in the speeches of chief executive officers and Annual Reports. The term “talent management” is relatively recent in comparison. Is it just a fancy name for certain HR activities? Will it endure as new preoccupations emerge or turn out to be yet another fad, asks Professor Colin Coulson-Thomas?

The importance of people is frequently mentioned in the speeches of chief executive officers and Annual Reports. The term “talent management” is relatively recent in comparison. Is it just a fancy name for certain HR activities? Will it endure as new preoccupations emerge or turn out to be yet another fad, asks Professor Colin Coulson-Thomas?

Boards adopt various approaches to transforming performance. A five-year investigation of their relative merits has concluded that general initiatives such as corporate restructuring are time consuming, expensive and disruptive. By the time they are implemented, requirements and priorities may have changed, while opportunities can be missed during a transformation journey.

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