This fifth thought piece considers how forward-thinking organisations are moving away from talent ownership to a focus on reciprocal and adult talent partnerships.
In order to succeed in business, wider partnerships and collaboration will become ever more important. These are likely to include global and local partnerships, virtual networks, partnerships with government, policy-makers and educational establishments (around, for example, skills shortages) and even sometimes with traditional competitors.
It includes a Viewpoint section:
Talent partnerships and a supply chain approach, by Peter Cappelli, Professor of Management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
The six key thought pieces in our Talent Forward series cover areas where we believe organisations need to build contextual, organisation and business savvies and, ultimately, talent insight, to fit the changing nature of our organisations and a sustainable next generation workforce.
The other five parts can be downloaded below:
Part 1: Tackling the new global talent realities
Part 2: Talent and changing values
Part 3: Talent clusters
Part 4: Developing talent measurement insight
Part 6: Talent sustainability coming out of recession
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