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Title: Challenges and barriers of talent management adoption in a multinational company in Thailand : a case study.
Authors: Jitraporn Rittirong
Keywords: General Management
Talent management
Multinational company
Issue Date: 22-Nov-2017
Publisher: มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล
Citation: 2017
Abstract: According to the sustainability in the organization, it does not only focus on how much profits the company can generate, but also on how to maintain its human resource capital as one vital dimension to drive the company goal achievement and mission. Therefore, the talent management is one strategy to help the company to maintain the high potentials and to avoid brain drains outside the company. This research paper aims to explore on which area of challenges and barriers of talent management adoption in a multinational company as a case study are on the largest and most well - known hypermarket format retail business company in Thailand through direct experiences of talents in the selected multinational company. The result could be divided into the challenges and barriers on structure, management, and behaviors. Firstly, the structural challenges and barriers included unclear management trainee program, unequal treated on management trainee program for the fast-track graduate, lack of alignment on management trainee program with parent company, and too quick rotation. Secondly, the managerial challenges and barriers included lack of understanding about the importance of management trainee program, inadequate support from mentors, and inadequate follow-up by HR. Lastly, the behavioral challenges and barriers included Thai culture especially on seniority and high expectation from talents. In conclusion, the recommendations or action plan with seven steps could help the company to mitigate those challenges and barriers of talent management adoption and also leverage the quality of talent management adoption to be more effectively.
Other Identifiers: TP GM.011 2017
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