Macro Talent Management in Denmark: The Origins of Danish Talent Paradox

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This chapter introduces the peculiarities of macro talent management in Denmark. According to the 2017 Global Talent Competitiveness Index, Denmark excels in its ability to enable and grow talent internally. However, at the same time other characteristics of the Danish macro environment make it difficult for companies to attract and retain talent. This gives rise to what we label the Danish talent paradox: although Danish companies and society in general consider talent growth a top priority, this does not translate into a strong ability to attract and retain talent, especially global talent.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMacro Talent Management : A Global Perspective on Managing Talent in Developed Markets
EditorsVlad Vaiman, Paul Sparrow, Randall Schuler, David G. Collings
Number of pages16
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Publication date2018
Pages154-169
Chapter6
ISBN (Electronic)9781351778367
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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