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International Events and Updated Strategies for HRM

HRM 532 "Talent Management"
Week 10 Discussion 1: "International Events"
1. Note that the publication dates in the references in this chapter 23 (Talent Management: An Annotated Bibliography from the textbook Strategy-Driven Talent Management, Rob Silzer & Ben Dowell)
appear as pre-2008 years. Within the ensuring years from 2008 forward, discuss three key international events that may affect the leadership of talent management strategies. (Please add references if possible).

Week 10 Discussion 2: "Updated Strategies"
1. As you speculate how world events may have affected talent management, determine a method to refresh the talent management strategy of your organization. Keeping in mind that the world is ever changing and the needs to find and develop talent are changing and the needs to find and develop talent are changing along with it, describe how an updated approach is necessary and what it would look like. (Please add references if possible).

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1. Note that the publication dates in the references in this chapter 23 (Talent Management: An Annotated Bibliography from the textbook Strategy-Driven Talent Management, Rob Silzer & Ben Dowell)
appear as pre-2008 years. Within the ensuring years from 2008 forward, discuss three key international events that may affect the leadership of talent management strategies. (Please add references if possible).

Since 2008, many international events have impacted the leadership of talent management strategies. On January 21st and 22nd, 2008, global stock markets plunged, and the financial crisis spread to Europe (California Department of Finance, 2013). Aon Hewitt points out that "the challenge is in finding the right quality-cost-risk combination that matches the economics of talent sourcing" (Aon Hewitt, 2013) The global recession impacts people risk, in regards to leadership of talent management, since it is tougher to attract talent in recession-hit economies. It is also more difficult to manage during tougher economic times, in general. Controls and operations must be tightened, making for tougher management strategies and more strenuous working conditions.
The Occupy Wall Street movement of 2011 had an impact on talent management strategies since it changed the reputation ...

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This detailed solution answers the HRM 532 Talent Management questions. It discusses three key international events that may affect the leadership of talent management strategies and determines a method to refresh the talent management strategy of your organization based on changing world events. Includes APA formatted references

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