International Talent Management -  Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence 11th Internat...
Current Situation Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management  Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cult...
Current Situation Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management  Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cult...
Outline <ul><li>Three Strains of Talent Management </li></ul><ul><li>Seven Principles of Talent Management </li></ul><ul><...
Three Strains of Talent Management <ul><li>Talent management as ... </li></ul><ul><li>... collection of human resource pra...
Seven Principles of Talent Management Source: von der Oelsnitz, Stein und Hahmann 2007 Tobias Scholz: International Talent...
Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence Cultural Background  (Hofstede, 1980) well known and well researched definit...
Research Model (PLS) Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management  Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and C...
<ul><li>Sample </li></ul><ul><li>Members of the International Game Developers Association  (about 1000 contacts) </li></ul...
Results Teamwork Quality Individual/Collectivism Power Distance Uncertainty Avoidance Cultural Intelligence Mindfulness Te...
Contributions Cultural Background has to be reviewed, based on the distinct job fields. Cultural Background   is difficult...
What did we learn? Cultural Background  influences  the  recruiting. Cultural Intelligence  influences  the  Human Resourc...
Tobias Scholz [email_address] Thank you for your attention! Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management  Tentative Impl...
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International Talent Management – Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence

  1. 1. International Talent Management - Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence 11th International Human Resource Management Conference Birmingham, June 11th, 2010 Tobias Scholz Tobias Scholz Tobias Scholz Tobias Scholz Tobias Scholz Tobias Scholz Tobias Scholz
  2. 2. Current Situation Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence The Germans, unlike some of their UEFA rivals have fully embraced the possibilities of a multi-cultural team. “ ” Kartik Krishnaiyer, Director of Communications for the North American Soccer League, 2010
  3. 3. Current Situation Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence Cultural Differences become more important between talents. (Van Ryssen and Godar 2000) But: Teams are selected by their skills and not by their culture. (Watson et al. 1993) Can cultural diversity be beneficial for the team performance? (Tschang 2007)
  4. 4. Outline <ul><li>Three Strains of Talent Management </li></ul><ul><li>Seven Principles of Talent Management </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Research Model </li></ul><ul><li>Results </li></ul><ul><li>Contributions </li></ul>Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence
  5. 5. Three Strains of Talent Management <ul><li>Talent management as ... </li></ul><ul><li>... collection of human resource practices, activities and recruiting, selection, development and career management. (Byham 2001, Mercer 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>... focus on talent pools and flow of employees and planning and managing. (Kesler 2002, Pascal 2004) </li></ul><ul><li>... focuses on the talent in general, but in two views. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Talent is resource based upon the performance levels and classification into pools of talents. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Talent emerges from humanistic perspective, as talent leads to high performance. </li></ul></ul>Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence
  6. 6. Seven Principles of Talent Management Source: von der Oelsnitz, Stein und Hahmann 2007 Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence <ul><li>Employer Branding </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiting </li></ul><ul><li>Payment </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resources development and training </li></ul><ul><li>Employee satisfaction </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resources management </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational culture </li></ul>
  7. 7. Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence Cultural Background (Hofstede, 1980) well known and well researched definitions of cultural values. Individualism - Collectivism, Power Distance, Uncertainty Avoidance Cultural Intelligence (Ang and Inkpen, 2008) is the individual ability to adapt to new cultural settings. Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence
  8. 8. Research Model (PLS) Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence Teamwork Quality Individualism/Collectivism Power Distance Uncertainty Avoidance Cultural Intelligence Mindfulness Team Performance
  9. 9. <ul><li>Sample </li></ul><ul><li>Members of the International Game Developers Association (about 1000 contacts) </li></ul><ul><li>Bulletin Boards (e.g. IGDA, usf3.de and gamedev.net) </li></ul><ul><li>Respondents </li></ul><ul><li>179 complete questionnaires </li></ul><ul><li>Archetypes </li></ul><ul><li>Artists and Audio Designer, Community Manager and Quality Assurance, Producer and Programmer, Game Designer </li></ul>Survey Design Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence
  10. 10. Results Teamwork Quality Individual/Collectivism Power Distance Uncertainty Avoidance Cultural Intelligence Mindfulness Team Performance Teamwork Quality Individual/Collectivism Power Distance Uncertainty Avoidance Cultural Intelligence Mindfulness Team Performance Teamwork Quality Individual/Collectivism Power Distance Uncertainty Avoidance Cultural Intelligence Mindfulness Team Performance Teamwork Quality Individual/Collectivism Power Distance Uncertainty Avoidance Cultural Intelligence Mindfulness Team Performance Artists and Audio Designer (n=19) Community Manager and Quality Assurance (n=20) Game Designer (n=37) Producer and Programmer (n=90) Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence 0,826 0,457 0,067 0,424 -0,342 0,411
  11. 11. Contributions Cultural Background has to be reviewed, based on the distinct job fields. Cultural Background is difficult to change or train. (Triandis 2006) Cultural Intelligence is trainable. Cultural Intelligent Worker seeks fitting companies as well. Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence
  12. 12. What did we learn? Cultural Background influences the recruiting. Cultural Intelligence influences the Human Resources development and training. Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence lead to Employee Satisfaction. Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence
  13. 13. Tobias Scholz [email_address] Thank you for your attention! Tobias Scholz: International Talent Management Tentative Implications from Cultural Background and Cultural Intelligence

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