Talent management in OD

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Talent management was one of the seven Do OD project groups for 2013/14Its aim was to define and demystify talent and determine whether the NHS is resource rich, or resource poor, in relation to tools to support organisational development (OD).

The group ran two masterclasses in 2014 on, 'what is talent?' The events explored what talent management means to the NHS, best practice and identified the burning questions that are worthy of wider exploration at a national level. The slides from the session and the outputs are a great reflection of the thinking, exploring and learning that took place.

Resources to manage talent in your organisation

Additional external resources you may find useful

Talent Management in the Public SectorTalent management is the hot topic for HR managers in organisations, both in the private and public sectors. Drawing on two years of research into the area by Ashridge, Marion Devine and Marcus Powell discuss the issues around identifying and developing talent in public sector organisations, suggesting ways in which the public sector can better retain and deploy talent in the future in this report.

Growing the Talent GardenThe world’s best organisations place utmost priority on talent development, and implement highly effective processes to create a healthy leadership pipeline. Hay Group asks what are the secrets of a fertile and flourishing talent garden?

Doctor Who: The barriers and enablers to developing medical leadershipThis paper draws on Hay Group’s experience of working with healthcare leaders and findings from our recent survey into leadership in the NHS, to define the barriers and enablers to developing medical leadership talent. We suggest how these issues can be addressed – both nationally and locally – to develop the medical leadership talent needed for the future.

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