Brain Drain, Talent Mobility And Academic Networking

  • Cheng Ming Yu Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
  • Tan Hoi Piew Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
  • Fok Kuk Fai ASEAN Academy of Engineering & Technology (AAET)
Keywords: Talent Management, Networking, Globalization, Knowledge Economy

Abstract

Talent is the key to economic development and the network built among talents is the resource crucial for national competitiveness. Talent is highly mobile and a more talented individual tends to show higher tendency to move on and respond to better economic opportunities. Therefore, managing talent is a challenging job. This paper examines the evolution of brain drain to talent mobility and also analyses talent networking for a special group of talent, that is, academics. The purpose of this paper is to explore the nature and patterns of academic networking, and the challenges in forming and maintaining this network.

Author Biographies

Cheng Ming Yu, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

Accountancy and Management, Professor

Tan Hoi Piew, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

Accountancy and Management, Associate Professor

Fok Kuk Fai, ASEAN Academy of Engineering & Technology (AAET)

Executive Secretary

Published
2014-06-30
How to Cite
Yu, C., Piew, T., & Fai, F. (2014). Brain Drain, Talent Mobility And Academic Networking. Journal of Management and Research, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.29145/jmr/11/0101001