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An Investigation of Talent Management and its Organisational Impact: A Case Study of PayPal Ireland

Henshaw, Chloe (2021) An Investigation of Talent Management and its Organisational Impact: A Case Study of PayPal Ireland. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

Introduction
This research focuses on talent management, development and its strategies, a practice which is prevalent within the area of human resources. Further exploring the impact
of the strategies implementation on the overall success of the organization. The effect the strategy bares in relation to the systematic attraction, development and retention of talented individuals is thoroughly examined. All whilst uncovering which elements of talent management and development strategies are most prevalent within a specific industry and further determining the reasoning behind this. This research focuses on the global multinational organisation PayPal, in Ireland.

Objective
The primary objective of this research is to investigate the weight of both talent management and development within an organisation, additionally uncovering how a successful global organisation is currently utilising the practice. This research will specifically focus on PayPal Ireland. The factors that are most commonly associated with an organisations talent management strategies are: their retention rates; their experience with skill and labour shortages; and whether the strategy improves their competitiveness and adaptability. Additionally, this research focuses on providing an understanding towards how talent management is practiced and whether organisations recognise it to be an imperative componant which contributes to the success of an organisation.

Method
This study employs a semi structured interview method and follows a qualitative approach.

Result
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Conclusion
This research proposes an understanding of talent management and development strategies and how they have been implemented within PayPal, the influence the strategies bare on the attraction, development and retention of employees. Whilst additionally uncovering the role talent management plays towards enhancing the adaptability and competitiveness of an organisation.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Talent management; talent development; talent management strategies; exclusive strategy; inclusive strategy; attraction; retention; development; adaptability; competitiveness; skill shortages; human resource management; organisational objectives
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Employee Retention
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Issues of Labour and Work > Talent Management
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: Clara Chan
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2022 14:55
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2022 14:55
URI: https://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/5317

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