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IMI: Managing high-potential talent

It is fashionable to talk about talent management and the war for talent, write Fergus Barry and Julie Ryan.

26th October, 2014
Fergus Barry, senior associate, IMI

To some, talent is all-inclusive and includes every person in the organisation. This is very like the Feargal Quinn approach that he used so successfully to grow the original Superquinn.

At the other end of the continuum are the private equity and venture capitalists who view talent as the core members of staff who deliver the organisations sustainable competitive advantage.

US research suggests that this view of talent covers around 25 per cent of the...

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