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Talent development for top leaders: three HR initiatives for competitive advantage

Milton Mayfield (Division of International Business and Technology Studies, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas, USA)
Jacqueline Mayfield (Division of International Business and Technology Studies, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas, USA)
Cassandra Wheeler (Office of Career Services, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, Texas, USA)

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 8 August 2016

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Abstract

Purpose

This paper provides guidelines for how leaders can use human resource department capabilities to improve organizational performance and related outcomes.

Design/methodology/approach

To develop these guidelines, existing best practices were examined and distilled into concise recommendations for organizational leaders.

Findings

Examination of best practices indicated three human resource areas for quality improvement in organizational outcomes: talent inventories, workforce planning and training/development processes.

Originality/value

This paper draws together multiple sources to provide ways for top leaders to better utilize existing human resource practices for improved workplace outcomes and strategic enhancements.

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Citation

Mayfield, M., Mayfield, J. and Wheeler, C. (2016), "Talent development for top leaders: three HR initiatives for competitive advantage", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 24 No. 6, pp. 4-7. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-07-2015-0120

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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