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You are invited to attend the 13th annual Workshop on Talent Management, to be held in Luxembourg on September 30 and October 1, 2024. Following the twelve highly successful Workshops held in Brussels in 2012 and 2013, Berlin in 2014, Valencia in 2015, Copenhagen in 2016, Barcelona in 2017, Helsinki in 2018, Toulouse in 2019, and virtual/online sessions in 2020 and 2021, Cork in 2022, and Lyon in 2023, the 2024 Workshop is intended to continue providing a forum for academic exchange  of conceptual and empirical (qualitative or quantitative) research in the area of talent management. The workshop has a strong developmental focus and as such encourages research which may be in progress as well as completed research.


Professor David Collings, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

David Collings holds the Chair in Sustainable Business at Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin. He previously held faculty positions at Dublin City University, University of Sheffield and National University of Ireland, Galway and visiting positions at King’s College London, Nanyang Business School in Singapore and Cornell University as a Fulbright Scholar. He is a leading international expert on talent management, global mobility and the future of work. He has been named as one of the most influential thinkers in the field of HR years by HR Magazine on four occasions. He has published numerous papers in leading international outlets including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Organization Science and Personnel Psychology and 12 books and his work is regularly cited in media and other outlets. He is former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of World Business, Human Resource Management Journal and the Irish Journal of Management and sits on the editorial boards of multiple journals including Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management and Journal of Management Studies. He is a former Chair of the HR Division of the Academy.

Professor Hugh Scullion, Hull University, UK

Hugh Scullion is professor in International Management and Director of The Future of Global Work and Leadership Institute at Hull University, previously holding faculty positions at Warwick, Newcastle, Nottingham and Strathclyde Universities. His areas of expertise includes Global Talent Management, Strategic and International HRM, the Future of Global Work and managing STEM talents in high tech SMEs. His international research reputation in International HRM and Global Talent Management is evidenced by publications in leading  journals (e.g the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of World Business and Human Resource Management Journal), publication of  nine books and over 13,000  citations reflecting the influence of his work. He is Visiting Professor with the Indian Institute of Management and the University of the West Indies and has developed strong research collaboration with leading institutes in India and the CEE.  He is co founder and co - chair of the EIASM Talent Management Workshop and has consulted widely in Europe (e.g Rolls Royce, Sun Microsoft and Boots plc)  and in Asia (e.g  Telecom Malaysia and National Productivity Board of Singapore). He is founder and chair of the Humberside HR Directors Group and advises on strategic HR and Talent  issues. He leads  masterclasses in Talent Management for clients in Europe, Asia and the Caribbean.



Professor Vlad Vaiman  
California Lutheran University, U.S.A. 
(Coordinating Chairperson)

Vlad Vaiman is Professor and the Associate Dean at the School of Management of California Lutheran University and a visiting professor at several premier universities around the globe.  Dr. Vaiman is widely regarded as one of the leading international scholars in the field of talent management. He has published seven very successful books on managing talent in organizations and at country level, as well as a number of academic and practitioner-oriented articles and book chapters on talent management and International HRM.  His work appeared in Academy of Management Learning and Education, Human Resource Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics, and many others.  He is also a founding editor and currently the Chief Editorial Consultant of European Journal of International Management, and the editorial board member of several prestigious academic journals, such as Human Resource Management, European Management Review, Journal of Global Mobility, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Knowledge Management, among others.  Dr. Vaiman is a co-founder, organizer, and a leading chair of the EIASM Workshop on Talent Management and a co-editor of the Emerald book series on Talent Management.   



To be determined


We invite papers from a wide range of disciplinary traditions that explore talent management issues from both theoretical and practical perspectives, and we encourage papers which are multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary in nature.

We welcome empirical papers from both qualitative and quantitative traditions. We would particularly welcome papers from regions and countries which have to date been underrepresented in debates on talent management.

Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Theoretical models of talent management
  • Macro-perspectives on talent management
  • The effect of COVID-19 on talent management
  • The effect of environmental disruptions on talent management
  • Global talent management and the role of the corporate HR function
  • Demographic trends and talent management
  • The identification and evaluation of talent
  • Talent: buy vs. build vs. borrow
  • The nature and operation of talent pools
  • Talent management and career development
  • Talent management and ethics
  • Talent management in SMEs
  • Talent management in not-for-profit organizations (e.g., volunteer organizations)
  • Talent management in grassroot organizations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and talent management
  • Talent Management in the emerging markets
  • Diversity and talent management
  • Employer branding in talent management
  • Knowledge management and talent management
  • Talent management and leadership
  • Talent management and innovation
  • Talent management in public sector

To present a paper at the workshop, authors should submit

a 3-page abstract by 

June 1st, 2024

Please click HERE to submit

To be accepted, proposals MUST be submitted through this website only!! All submissions must be in English.