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LovingHR Podcast with TMI online now!

The TMI is very proud to announce that its first podcast with LovingHR is online! Prof. Dr. Marion Festing, Academic Director of the institute and Chair of Human Resource Management and Intercultural Leadership discusses with Jens Kollman from LovingHR in the current podcast #46 the topics of networks, elites and agility in talent management. All information and a small interview can be found at: LovingHR. The podcast is in German … Read more

INVITATION: talentSUMMIT November 22-23

ESCP Europe’s Talent Management Institute cordially invites to their next talentSUMMIT on November 22-23, a 2 day workshop for HR & TM experts, international professors and students to learn about current talent management research and best practice cases from Axel Springer, Daimler & IBM. Topics such as new work, agility, big data, artificial intelligence, digitalisation and globalisation and how these trends affect the way we attract & retain talent today … Read more

SUMMARY TALENT MANAGEMENT DAY 15.03.

On March 15, more than 70 international guests and students joined our discussion “managing international talent – the challenge of bridging cultures”. In the afternoon, more than 20 top HR and TM decision makers from Renault, Mazars, Beiersdorf, Deutsche Bahn, Arriva, Bombardier Transportation, Schneider Electrics, Kathrein, Ableton & Babbel from Germany and the UK followed our invitation and joined our exclusive round table on global talent management. In the evening, … Read more

INVITATION: TALENT MANAGEMENT DAY 15.03.

Demographic developments, the war for talent and globalization have an impact on companies of any size. Thus, “managing” international talent becomes a critical success factor: But what and who is a global talent and how to attract, develop and retain them? The ESCP Europe and the Talent Management Institute cordially invite you to our 6th Talent Management Day and panel discussion on „managing international talent“ on March 15. Together with … Read more

TMI@HR DINNER Personio 12.12.

On December 12, we participated in the HR Christmas Dinner, hosted by Personio in Berlin. Hidden in a secret location (Rosenthaler Platz), around 40 HR professionals participated in this HR networking event, there was delicious Mexican street food served by Eddie and two short speeches in the beginning gave food for thought for the networking. Here is the (German) agenda of the event: 18:30 Uhr Empfang / 19:00 Uhr Talks … Read more

TMI @ ABSOLVENTA TRAINEE SUMMIT 14.11.

On November 14, Dr. Lynn Schäfer, head of the talent management institute participated in the Trainee Summit of Absolventa, hosted by Hubert Burda Media in Munich. Around 70 people participated in the Trainee Summit, including a full day of keynotes and presentations on topics such as the Trainee Survey, recrutainment, the Burda Bootcamp plus panel discussion. In her keynote on “agile HR & Talent Management”, she presented findings from a … Read more

TMI @ UVB Personalforum 19.10.

On October 19, Dr. Lynn Schäfer, head of the institute participated in the Personalforum – Innovationskreis Führen lernen 4.0 from the Unternehmensverbände Berlin-Brandenburg, hosted by the Allianz in Berlin with more than 100 participants. In her keynote speach “New Work needs New Leadership”, she talked about the changes in the work environment and how digitalization and VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) impacts the topic leadership. In VUCA times and … Read more

TMI @ DGFP // Kompetenzforum GTM 6.10.

On October 6, Prof. Marion Festing, Academic Dean of the Talent Management Institute participated in the DGFP // Kompetenzforum Global Talent Management with Daimler in Stuttgart, Germany. In her keynote “When in Rome, do as the Romans? Balancing global and local challenges to Global Talent Management”, she discussed the following questions: What are “Global Talents” and what does Global Talent Management entail? What are the specific challenges and opportunities of … Read more

TMI @ 6TH EIASM TALENT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Last week, the Talent Management Institute participated again in the talent management workshops organised by the EIASM. The 6th workshop on talent management, hosted by Eva Gallardo-Gallardo, Hugh Scullion, David Collings and Vlad Vaiman – took place in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain from October 2-3 at the fabulous modernist building of Palau Macaya. To view the invitation, please use this link. Our Affiliate Researcher Juuso Tiihonen presented and discussed a conceptual … Read more

SUMMARY TALENT MANAGEMENT DAY SEPT. 19

The fifth Talent Management Day on “agility and talent management – between desire and reality” took place on September 19, 2017 at the ESCP Europe in Berlin. The Talent Management Institute, the ESCP Europe Berlin and the DGFP (German Association for People Management) hosted this event and special thanks go to our excellent speakers: • Felicitas von Kyaw, VP Human Resources (Business Area Customers & Solutions), Vattenfall Group • Carina … Read more

INVITATION: TALENT MANAGEMENT DAY, 09/19

The Talent Management Institute, the ESCP Europe Berlin and the DGFP (German Association for People Management) invite to an evening plenary discussion on “agility and talent management – between desire and reality” on September 19, 2017 in Berlin. The event will be in German. For further information, please click on the link to see the invitation here.

TMI GOES ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT

From August 4-8, 2017 the TMI attended the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AoM) in Atlanta, Georgia. “At the Interface” was the theme of the biggest academic management conference with more than 10,000 participants. The theme was chosen by the academy to highlight the dual nature of interfaces. “Interfaces establish boundaries that differentiate and separate; they mark a space where insiders can jointly define an organization’s mission, … Read more

SHORT SURVEY: DIGITALISATION & TM

Following up on our discussion on the opportunities and challenges arising from digitalisation in talent management at our talent management day at ESCP Europe in Berlin, we would like to invite all of you to participate in a short survey. The online survey is in German and takes less than 5 minutes. If you are interested in the results, there is the possibility to leave an e-mail in order to … Read more

SUMMARY: TALENT MANAGEMENT DAY MARCH 28

The fourth Talent Management Day on ““talent management and digitalisation – opportunities and challenges” took place on March 28, 2017 at the ESCP Europe in Berlin. The Talent Management Institute, the ESCP Europe Berlin and the DGFP (German Association for People Management) hosted this event and more than 70 practitioners, alumni and academics participated. Find a comprehensive summary of the event as well as further related news in our talent … Read more

STUDY: EXTERNAL MANAGERS IN FAMILY BUSINESSES

The Talent Management Institute at ESCP Europe, Ernst & Young (EY) and AVS – International Trusted Advisors have published a study on “External managers in family businesses. Recruiting and retaining top managers from outside the family”. The study shows that where business, family and ownership are united, there is a special “family business spirit” which creates particular challenges but also opportunities in TM. The cultural fit between the family and … Read more

INVITATION: TALENT MANAGEMENT DAY, MARCH 28

The Talent Management Institute, the ESCP Europe Berlin and the DGFP (German Association for People Management) invite to an evening plenary discussion on “talent management and digitalisation – opportunities and challenges” on March 28, 2017 in Berlin. The event will be in German. For further information, please click on the link to see the invitation here.

RESEARCH: MEASURING THE SUCCESS OF TM

Last year, researchers from the institute and the ESCP Europe Berlin and Paris campus conducted a joint project with Bombardier Transpotation, trying to measure the success of talent management, analyzing a talent development program of Bombardier. In detail, the project aimed at investigating the effect of Bombardiers Graduate Talent Management Program on Internal Network Building, Career Success, Affective Organizational Commitment and finally Talent Retention. The statistical analysis of the answers … Read more

NEW STUDY ON SOFT SKILLS

The study “Students’ and employers’ perception of soft skills”, conducted by Prof. Chiara Succi, Campus Representative of the Talent Management Institute in Turin and Dr. Michaela Wieandt, Affiliated Researcher from October 2015 until February 2016, reveals interesting insights about the importance of soft skills for employers and students. While their importance in companies grew during the last ten years, students tend to underestimate their relevance for the work place. An … Read more

FIRST TMI EVENT IN TURIN, NOVEMBER 24

On November 24, 2016, the talent management institute hosted its first event at the ESCP Europe Turin Campus in Italy. The topic of the event was “Lead the way – Talent Management Key Challenges in a Global Market” and organised by our local Campus Representative Associate Professor Chiara Succi. HR and talent management practitioners joined Professor Marion Festing, Academic Director of the institute in Berlin and Chiara Succi to discuss … Read more

SUMMARY: TALENT MANAGEMENT DAY

The Talent Management Institute, ESCP Europe Berlin and DGFP (German Association for People Management) hosted the 3rd Talent Management Day. In the afternoon we had great keynote speeches on different aspects of the the topic “How to measure the success of Talent Management?”  followed by an evening panel discussion with Igor Ramet (Shell), Nadja Peters (McKinsey) and Claudia Fischer (Bombardier). For a comprehensive overview (in German), please click here For … Read more

TALENT MANAGEMENT DAY PARIS, NOVEMBER 10

On November 10, 2016, our second event at the Paris ESCP Europe Campus took place. Hosted by the talent management institute and Paris Campus Representative Professor Maral Muratbekova-Touron, the topic of the event was “How to measure success in Talent Management?” Presentations during the event in Paris included: Géraldine Segond, Partner and Deputy Talent Leader at Deloitte France presented the innovative performance management system implemented at Deloitte Florian Fleischmann, Managing … Read more

TMI @ KIENBAUM INNOVATION WORKSHOP

The Talent Management Institute participated in the innovation workshop talent management with the topic “Von Talent Management zu People Intelligence – Wo geht die Reise hin?” organised by Kienbaum on November 7, 2016 at the bauhaus museum in Berlin. Professor Marion Festing, the Academic Director of the institute presented our research on talent management and inclusion to the participants. The invitation of the event can be found here.

UPCOMING: How to measure the success of TM?

The Talent Management Institute, ESCP Europe Berlin and DGFP (German Association for People Management) host the 3rd Talent Management Day with an evening panel discussion on “How to measure the success of Talent Management?” on 3 November 2016 in Berlin. The event will be in German. For further information, please click on the link to see the invitation here.

TMI @ 5TH EIASM TALENT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

The Talent Management Institute participated again in the talent management workshops organised by the EIASM. The 5th workshop on talent management, hosted by Hugh Scullion, David Collings and Vlad Vaiman – three of our advisory board members –  took place in Copenhagen, Denmark from October 3-4 at the Copenhagen Business School. To view the invitation, please use this link. Our Affiliate Researcher Katharina Harsch and Prof. Marion Festing, Academic Director … Read more

EVENT: Germany needs International Talent

What can companies and policymakers do to retain talents and make Germany more attractive for international professionals? This question is the focus of impulse speeches and dialogues at the joint event of ESCP Europe, Hertie School of Governance and ESMT Berlin. When: 20th of September 2016, from 6.30 pm to 9.00 pm Where: Hertie School of Governance – Friedrichstraße 180, 10117 Berlin For further Information and to register for the … Read more

SUMMARY: TALENT MANAGEMENT DAY, APRIL 28

The Talent Management Institute, the ESCP Europe Berlin and Haufe Akademie hosted the 2nd Talent Management Day with an exclusive afternoon roundtable and an evening plenary discussion on “How to retain talent nowadays? New forms or organizations, ways of working and strategies for talent retention”. For a comprehensive overview (in German), please click here For pictures, please visit our facebook gallery For all tweets visit storify For the graphic recording, … Read more

NEW PUBLICATION

An article on the study „Smart Workforce”, published in the German trade journal “Wirtschaft und Weiterbildung”, includes an interesting interview with Marion Festing, Academic Director of the Talent Management Institute, on the subject of agile professional worlds. Article (only in German)

HOW TO RETAIN TALENT NOWADAYS

The second Talent Management Day on “How to retain talent nowadays? New forms of organizations, ways of working and strategies for talent retention” hosted by ESCP Europe Berlin and Haufe Akademie took place on April 28, 2016 at ESCP Europe Berlin Campus. The exchange during the expert round table and the evening panel discussion provided interesting insights into current best practices and state of research. Find a comprehensive summary of … Read more

NEW STUDY

The German study “Smart Workforce – Arbeitswelten der Zukunft” by Haufe Akademie and ESCP Europe Berlin shows many companies have started to enhance their organizational agility. Still, some work remains to be done; here in particular, opportunities given to a workforce to shape its company’s wider organizational scope, their participation in decision making and, on an individual level, a greater choice in the career path and flexible working-hour models. German … Read more

INVITATION: Talent Management Day, April 28

The Talent Management Institute, the ESCP Europe Berlin and Haufe Akademie host the 2nd Talent Management Day with an evening plenary discussion on “How to retain talent nowadays? New forms or organizations, ways of working and strategies for talent retention” on April 28, 2016 in Berlin. The event will be in German. For further information, please click on the link to see the invitation here.

NEW PUBLICATION

German short article from Dr. Lynn Schäfer and Dr. Michaela Wieandt from the Talent Management Institute on “International Recruiting” and ways for German companies to internationalise their recruitment efforts (e.g. international campus recruiting and international talent relationship management). Article was published in Personal im Fokus (http://www.personal-im-fokus.de), Issue 1/2016, pages 14-16. Download article here. For an extended version of the article of the two authors, please see this file.

SUMMARY: TALENT MANAGEMENT EVENT IN PARIS

On November 17, more than 50 participants joined the first event of the Talent Management Institute, which was hosted together with the chair organisation leadership et société at ESCP Europe Paris from the Société Générale. Under the headline: “Talent Management – une seule approche?“, Maral Muratbekova, Paris campus representative of the TMI and Associate Professor in the management department, together with four company representatives of SG, Bouygues Construction, Mazars and … Read more

SUMMARY: TalentSUMMIT

Is there a future with or without HR? The participants of our TalentSUMMIT on November 5th and 6th agreed on this: HR will still be important for companies in the future, even though tasks and roles will look completely different. HR people and talent manager have to proactively accompany and govern companies’ digital transformation. They are in charge of creating frameworks and opportunities to exchange and network among employees, talents, … Read more

INVITATION: EVENT IN PARIS, NOVEMBER 17

The Talent Management Institute and the Chaire Organisation Leadership et Société host it’s fist event in France on Tuesday, November 17 at the ESCP Europe Paris Campus, 19 avenue de la République, 75011 Paris. The event will be in French. Please find the detailed description and invitation (in French) below: Le Talent Management Institute de ESCP Europe et la chaire Société Générale-ESCP Europe “Organisation, Leadership et Société” ont le plaisir … Read more

REMINDER: TalentSUMMIT, NOVEMBER 5-6

ESCP Europe’s TalentSUMMIT on November 5-6 unites talent management and HR professionals from large corporations, medium-sized companies and start-ups, as well as political consultants, international professors and students for a two-day symposium. To kick off the TalentSUMMIT, we offer a series of high-caliber keynote speeches and internationally renowned speakers, which feature themes such as new ways of working, talent attraction and retention innovations. On the second day, the participants are … Read more

GERMAN STUDY “SMART WORKFORKFORCE”

German study: “Smart Workforce – Future Working Environment” – Please support our research and fill out our questionnaire How should our future working environment look like? In our current research project together with the Haufe Group, we examine how the working environment of German companies looks like with regard to the organisational culture and structure, and how it may change in the future. Furthermore, we want to research and in … Read more

NEW PUBLICATION

German short article: „Hidden Talents in virtuellen Organisationen – Wie Sie von ihrer virtuellen Organisation profitieren, um die besten Talente zu finden“ in Fokus Personalentwicklung, pages 20-21, published September 2015. → DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION HERE

TMI GOES ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT

From August 7-11 our team of the TMI from ESCP Europe has attended the 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AoM) in Vancouver. “Opening Governance” was the program theme of the biggest academic management conference with more than 10,000 participants. Speakers of international range and well known in the TM field such as David Collings (Dublin City University; Advisory Board of the TMI), Paul Sparrow (Lancaster University), Wayne … Read more

SAVE THE DATE: TalentSUMMIT, November 5-6

The Talent Management Institute hosts a 2-day conference in Berlin, November 5-6, 2015. The topic is “Next Generation Talent Management?!” and practitioners from big MNEs, start-ups, academics and political consultants will share their insights with us. The second day will be much more interactive, including a design thinking workshop together with students from ESCP Europe Berlin. For further information, please see the Save the Date (German) or contact talentsummit@escpeurope.eu.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Forthcoming Talent Management Institute events are as follows: The Fourth EIASM Workshop on Talent Management, September 24–25, 2015, at the University of Valencia in Spain The Talent Management Institute hosts its first TalentSUMMIT from November 5-6, 2015 in Berlin – for further information, please contact our TMI members For further events at ESCP Europe Berlin, please visit our event calendar

NEW PUBLICATION

German guest article from Prof. Dr. Marion Festing, Dean ESCP Europe Berlin and Academic Director Talent Management Institute on how talent management programs often – unintentionally and unconsciously –  slow down and discriminate women. Title “Wenn Frauen-Förderprogramme Frauen ausbremsen – Gastbeitrag von Marion Festing”, WiWo Management-Blog

NEWSLETTER

After the successfull first event from the Talent Management Institute with more than 100 participants on May 5, 2015 at ESCP Europe Berlin Campus, you can find pictures, impressions and statements in our talent management specific newsletter.

TALENT MANAGEMENT DAY

The Talent Management Institute and ESCP Europe Berlin host a Talent Management Day with an evening plenary discussion on “talent management – one size fits all?” on May 5, 2015 in Berlin. For further information, please download the invitation here.

NEW PUBLICATION

German publication: “Think talent — think male? Eine genderspezische Analyse von Talent Management” in PERSONALQuarterly, 2/2015, pages 34–39, published March 17, 2015. → DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION HERE  

EIASM WORKSHOP

ESCP Europe Berlin hosted the third annual EIASM Workshop on Talent Management — October 13-14, 2014. More than 40 participants representing leading scholars and early-stage researchers from 16 different countries took part in the workshop and discussed their research across four sesions during the two-day seminar. Topics at this year’s event varied from many empirical insights into talent management in different contexts (e.g. talent management in MNEs, the public sector, family businesses, NGOs) to considering … Read more

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