Designing and Developing the Model of Talent Management Process at Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences

Document Type: Original Article


1 Department of Educational Administration, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran.

2 Department of Educational Science and Psychology, Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran


Introduction: Talent management assures the organizations that competent people with the right skills and  right job position are employed. Moreover, paying attention to the performance of universities and the strategic role that they play in advancing the country's goals is important Is of utmost significance The talent management process of faculty members in talent-based universities is essential to be designed and implemented in a way that  the best individuals are considered and employed.The present study was conducted to design the model of talent management process fo Faculty Members for the Universities of Medical Sciences.
Methods: This is an applied and mixed method study. In the qualitative part, using semi-structured interviews with 17 experts of Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, the components of talent management were identified and analyzed by content analysis method .Using this interview method, the researcher asked all the respondents the same questions, and  the sequence of the questions were predetermined based on the theoretical foundation. In the quantitative part, the statistical population consisted of 615 faculty members of Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences. The sample size was estimated 240 people using Cochrane method(1977) randomly .
Results: Findings of the quantitative section confirmed the structure of talent management process which includes five distinct dimensions, identification and determination of talent needs, acquisition, development of potential abilities, strategic utilization, and maintenance of talents. Finally, a model for talent management process was proposed at Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences based on data from qualitative and quantitative research. According to the main findings of this study, 5 main categories and 14 subcategories show that the cases proposed by the experts are appropriate with the talent management process.