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Stars of the future give Bhushan Power and Steel the edge: Systematic program for identifying and developing the talent of tomorrow

Geeta Rana (Department of Management, Roorkee Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India)
Alok Kumar Goel (CSIR, Human Resource Development Center, Ghaziabad, India.)

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 12 January 2015

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Abstract

Purpose

Consider the various employee-development initiatives at Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd (BPSL), India.

Design/methodology/approach

Underlines the key role of employee development at the firm, and explains in particular how it develops its future managers.

Findings

Reveals how employee competencies are mapped and how training is designed around these and the skill needs of the company.

Practical implications

Details the benefits of this approach for both individual employees and the company.

Social implications

Advances the view that BPSL’s managers are more rounded and knowledgeable than those in comparable Indian companies.

Originality/value

Highlights the importance of taking into account the skill needs of the individual as well as the organization as a whole.

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Citation

Rana, G. and Goel, A.K. (2015), "Stars of the future give Bhushan Power and Steel the edge: Systematic program for identifying and developing the talent of tomorrow", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 23 No. 1, pp. 15-17. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-12-2014-0158

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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