'It may be rash to claim that there is nothing more you'll ever need to know about people resourcing and talent management once you've read Stephen Taylor's book, but it's nonetheless a claim I come close to making ...For Stephen, people resourcing and talent management, properly performed, will promote people as contributors to organisational excellence. In other words, everything he writes is said with the long-term health of the business in mind' - Ted Johns, CIPD Chief Examiner, People Resourcing and CIPD National Examiner, Managing and Leading People. This textbook has been written for the new optional CIPD postgraduate module Resourcing and Talent Management. It is also ideal for students studying People Resourcing modules on non-CIPD programmes. It maps on to the new CIPD module on Resourcing and Talent Management. This title is written by Stephen Taylor, the CIPD's examiner for the Managing in a Strategic Business Context paper and the author of the new Resourcing and Talent Management module. It is very student-friendly with exercises, in-depth case studies and reference to academic journal articles. Through practical guidance and theoretical underpinning, "Resourcing and Talent Management" provides a comprehensive overview of fundamental management issues. New to this edition: Three new chapters on fairness and diversity, employer branding and succession planning/talent management; Dedicated chapters on measuring and analysing employee turnover and improving employee retention; Individual chapters on retirements and managing redundancy; and, Online resources. For tutors: PowerPoint slides, Comprehensive lecturer's guide (including sample assessments and lecture handouts), Feedback on the case studies in this book, and One additional case study per chapter. For students: Web links for each chapter, and Annual update on developments in resourcing and talent management.