Designing a talent management model for high school: A qualitative study

Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Educational Management, Kish International Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kish Island, Iran

2 Associate professor, Department of Educational sciences, Lamerd Branch, Islamic Azad university, Lamerd ,Iran

3 Associate Professor, Department of Educational Sciences, Marvdasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Marvdasht, Iran.


Today, organizations have realized that if they want to be superior to their competitors, they need to design a comprehensive model of talent management. The purpose of this study is to design a talent management model for high school principals. The present study is descriptive qualitative in terms of type and deductive in terms of approach. The study's statistical population included all articles in the talent management field. Moreover, among the available articles, 33 samples were selected through targeted sampling. The statistical population of the study included all the articles in the field of talent management. Data collection tool was taking notes of documents and texts. To analyze the data obtained from notes, a content analysis technique with a deductive approach has been used. The main research question was investigated using the content analysis technique and 7 categories were identified as the main components in designing the talent management model. Findings from the data analysis showed that the 7 main components in the talent management design include: identifying and discovering talent, resources, attracting talent, resources, selecting talent, resources, developing talent resources, maintaining talent resources, evaluating talent resources as well as results from talent resources. The results of the present study show that the obtained model provides a suitable framework for moving towards the ideal situation of talent management.


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