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Defining Relevant Target Groups

  • Armin Trost
Chapter
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)

Abstract

TRM always starts with defining the target group, i.e. clarifying which groups of people on the labour market you want to secure for specific positions. Target groups may be certain occupational categories, staff in specific roles at other companies, or even graduates from particular courses. In its broadest sense, this step is an element of strategic workforce planning, in which so-called key and bottleneck functions are of critical importance. An HR-based distinction is made between various company positions here (cf. also Becker, Huselid, & Beatty, 2009; Huselid, Beatty, & Becker, 2005).

Keywords

Labour Market Target Group Human Resource Management Voluntary Turnover Strategic Human Resource Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Armin Trost
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  1. 1.Furtwangen UniversityVillingen-SchwenningenGermany

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