Talent Management and Employee Performance: Growing Young Colleges to Well Established Organization

Muhoro G. Mwangi, Humphrey Muriuki Njuki, Oddillia Nabwire Okoth, Evans Ojiambo Onditi, Simon Ndichu Kinyanjui, Florence Kathambi Mwirigi, Kabangi Magdalene Wanjiru


With the increasing competition for highly skilled talent, creating an open and innovative culture, aligned with what matters most to employees, will provide the organisation with the competitive edge to retain and attract the talent necessary to achieve organizational goals. The best practices critical to retaining talent include providing career development opportunities, leadership who can articulate core messages and live them every day, trust-based relationships with managers founded on open communication and feedback, and giving employees a voice in the business along. For organizations to succeed in today’s rapidly changing and increasingly competitive marketplace, intense focus must be applied to aligning human capital with corporate strategy and objectives. The study adopted a comparative research design to enable the researcher describe certain features that he is likely to be interested in. The main focus was on growing young Colleges to well established organization with the aim of investigating the relationship that exists between talent management and employee performance. The objective of the study was to explore whether their exist a correlation between talent management and employees performance in the organization. This study will be useful to the various stakeholders in the human resource department in establishing a clear criterion in dealing with workforce in the organization. The research will be conducted using a survey design approach due to the benefits occurred from it, like easy of evaluation, it saves time and resources which makes it cheap to adopt. The research will also adopt a probability sampling method where simple random sampling technique will be instituted .The data collection methods will include use of interviews and questionnaires. The data collected will be analyzed and presented in a way of table and pie charts. Highly demanding business environment makes it imperative for the organizations to build competence in the form of superior intellectual capital.The talent has to be spotted, carefully nurtured and most importantly preserved.

KEYWORDS: Competition, Talent Management and Employee performance

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