War for talent mckinsey 1997 pdf
The war for management talent is intensifying dramatically. Last year, McKinsey updated a study in which researchers surveyed 6, man- agers (including 4, senior managers and corporate officers) at 56 large and midsize US companies. A critical analysis of how talent is defined, and how this impacts on individuals’ capacities for ethical reflection, allows us to highlight the ethical ambiguity inherent in talent management (TM). 1 The War for Talent In , McKinsey & Company coined the term the war for talent as the name for our original research on talent management practices and beliefs. We soon realized we had named a phenomenon that many people had been experiencing, but that had not really been captured before.