Talent management decision making

Vlad Vaiman (School of Business, Reykjavik University, Reykjavik, Iceland)
Hugh Scullion (J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland)
David Collings (Dublin City University Business School, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland)

Management Decision

ISSN: 0025-1747

Publication date: 25 May 2012



The paper sets out to understand the key issues that emerge in the context of decision making.


The paper is a literature review.


First, the authors review debates around talent management decision making. Second, they examine some of the main factors currently influencing decision making in talent management. Third, they seek to identify some future research areas that will inform future decision making in talent management.

Practical implications

The paper will be of interest to practitioners in designing and developing talent management decision systems.


The paper presents a state of the art review of talent management decision marking.



Vaiman, V., Scullion, H. and Collings, D. (2012), "Talent management decision making", Management Decision, Vol. 50 No. 5, pp. 925-941. https://doi.org/10.1108/00251741211227663

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