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Towards a talent retention model: mapping the building blocks of the psychological contract to the three stages of the acquisition process (2019)
Journal Article
Holland, D., & Scullion, H. (2019). Towards a talent retention model: mapping the building blocks of the psychological contract to the three stages of the acquisition process. The international journal of human resource management, https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2019.1569546

This paper addresses a gap in the research on talent retention within the context of cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A). To answer our key research question: How can psychological contracts be shaped to retain talent in an M&A context? We br... Read More about Towards a talent retention model: mapping the building blocks of the psychological contract to the three stages of the acquisition process.

Talent management and a dynamic view of talent in small and medium sized enterprises (2016)
Journal Article
Krishnan, T., & Scullion, H. (2017). Talent management and a dynamic view of talent in small and medium sized enterprises. Human Resource Management Review, 27(3), 431-441. doi:10.1016/j.hrmj.2016.10.003

The paper attempts to address the research gap which exists in the area of talent in SMEs, and provides a theoretical rationale for the differences in approach to talent management between large firms and SMEs.

The flexpatriate psychological contract: a literature review and  future research agenda (2016)
Journal Article
Pate, J., & Scullion, H. (2018). The flexpatriate psychological contract: a literature review and  future research agenda. The international journal of human resource management, 29(8), 1402-1425. doi:10.1080/09585192.2016.1244098

Since the 1980s, research on international assignments (IA) has principally focused on traditional long-term expatriates. However, due to pressures to reduce long-term expatriate assignments and the emergence of a portfolio of more flexible staffing... Read More about The flexpatriate psychological contract: a literature review and  future research agenda.