Identifying Talent Attributes for Talent Management in Automotive Industry in Turkey
Talent management has become an increasingly popular area in the human resource management. Over the past decade, talent management has gained importance and become an effective tool for organizations that want to have a competitive advantage and achieve maximum organizational performance. For a successful talent management process, organizations need to identify talent attributes or in other words characteristics that a talented employee should have. The main purpose of this study is to define talent attributes in the automotive industry in Turkey through a qualitative research. Within the scope of the study, in-depth interviews were carried out with the participation of 20 employees who works in different companies that operates in the automotive industry in Turkey. 29 talent attributes were identified as a result of face-to-face in-depth interviews.