Motivating talents in Thai and Malaysian service firms

Bidragets oversatte titel: Motivering af talenter i thailandske og malaysiske service virksomheder

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Talent development in Thailand and Malaysian service firms has become a prioritized human resource management practice as these societies move toward knowledge-based economies. This paper discusses talent management in the social, organizational and managerial context of firms in Thailand and Malaysia, and argues that such structures often counterbalance investments made in talent development. The paper concludes that new human resource management practices do not produce a difference per se. It is the mindset and attitude of various managers that makes the difference. The learning for practitioners is that they need to adapt existing social and organizational structures to their new human resource management practices. The paper is based mainly on qualitative interviews with human resource managers from Thai and Malaysian service firms.

Bidragets oversatte titelMotivering af talenter i thailandske og malaysiske service virksomheder
TidsskriftHuman Resource Development International
Udgave nummer2
Sider (fra-til)155-169
Antal sider15
StatusUdgivet - apr. 2009