Implementing A Complete Talent Management Program For A Company Like Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

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Upon researching how to best launch a complete, fully functioning talent management program that will drive workforce success, I was able to find eleven other valuable reference sources to complement our course text in aiding my attempt to find a viable solution for a company like Berkshire Hathaway Inc. I have listed all intended reference material that I have found thus far, but will be specifically be reviewing and discussing five scholarly articles and two contemporary articles as well as our course text sections that are relevant to understanding how an organization can create a sustainable competitive advantage by selecting, developing and retaining top talent.
In my proposal feedback I was asked to make sure I tied my project to a specific problem facing a particular company. With that being said, my research will be directed toward the idea of implementing a complete Talent Management Strategy in an organization that struggles to retain their employees like Berkshire Hathaway Inc. While reviewing a contemporary article from Business Inside I learned that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has one of the highest turnover rates of all fortune 500 companies. In 2013 they ranked number 18 with an average tenure of only 1.5 years (Giang, 2013). This article will aid me in my research because it gives me a list of both sides of the spectrum. I now have the information for companies that struggle with turnover with specific data to give me a better understanding of what possible…

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