Presenting a comprehensive model for talent management in knowledge-based companies

Document Type : Research Article (with mixed approaches)


1 PhD student in Department of Public Management, Human Resources, Faculty of sciences humaines, Semnan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Semnan, Iran.

2 Department of Public Management, Faculty of sciences humaines, Semnan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Semnan, Iran.

3 Department of Public Management, Faculty of sciences humaines, Semnan Branch, Islamic Azad University ,Semnan, Iran.


Purpose: The purpose of this study is to find a comprehensive model for talent management in knowledge-based companies.
Design/ methodology/ approach: The method of the present research is descriptive-survey in terms of applied development purpose, in terms of data collection method, and in terms of approach, it is a mixed exploratory research. In the qualitative part of fuzzy Delphi techniques, structural self-interaction matrix and influence-dependence analysis It has also been used in a small part of structural equation modeling.
Research Findings: Based on the research findings, 13 underlying factors of talent management, 4 dimensions of talent management and 4 performance outcomes in knowledge-based companies were identified, leveled and status determined, and the degree of influence (influence) and dependence (influence) of each were determined. The findings showed that the variables of business strategy, employment rules and opportunity identification have the greatest influence and influence. It was also found that the underlying factors on talent management and talent management have a positive and significant effect on performance.
Limitations & consequences: The extent of talent management, the dispersion of knowledge-based companies in the four provinces of Golestan, Semnan, North Khorasan and Razavi and restrictions on access to them, the prevalence of coronavirus and lack of easy access to experts have been among the limitations of this study.
 Practical Consequences: Knowledge-based companies can improve company performance by relying on underlying factors and dimensions of talent management.
 Innovation or value of the Article: The article was able to combine the underlying factors and dimensions of talent management and performance outcomes and introduce itself as a new field.


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