An investigation of key strategies, practices and challenges facing talent management in IT industry (An exploratory study in India and Ireland)

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Bhatia, Ajay
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MA of Business Administration
Dublin Business School
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Objective and Scope: The aim of this dissertation is to explore and understand the current status of talent management in IT industry in India and Ireland. In both the countries, increasing a talent pool has been recognized as the key requirement and challenge. So far, various theories and practices have been put forward to fill this gap. It is therefore, an attempt has been made to collect the view point of professionals working in the senior, middle or entry level of management. This would generate a better understanding on the strategies, which have got positive results or inspired workforce to increase their potential, any obstacle which has worked against them. Methodology: The study is based on qualitative and the six interviews were held in four different multinational countries, based in India and Ireland. Results: The basis to recognize the talent has gone beyond the high potential or performer. The major issue has been observed as the two different understandings on hiring, managing and retaining the talents among the HR and Operations. Author keywords: Talent Management