Journal article

Double-edged effect of talent management on organizational performance: the moderating role of HRM investments

Jooyeon Son, Owwon Park, Johngseok Bae, Chiho Ok

International Journal of Human Resource Management | Taylor & Francis (Routledge) | Published : 2020


More than a decade after the publication of the book The War for Talent, there has been growing interest in the role of talent management in achieving organizational success. Although past studies have empirically investigated the role of talent management and its positive association with organizational performance, few studies have integrated the bright and dark sides of talent management. Using a sample of 444 firms in South Korea, this study finds that talent management has a double-edged effect on firm outcomes, including innovation and voluntary turnover rate. Moreover, it finds that the effect of talent management considerably varies across organizational contexts. Specifically, this ..

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