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Theoretical approaches to talent development

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Kuchinke, P. K. 2001. Metaphors and Paradigms for HRD Research and Practice. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 3(3): 366–378.

Twigg, G. & Albon, P. [1992]. Human Resource Development and Business Strategy In M. Armstrong [ed] Strategies for Human Resource Management- A Total Business Approach, Kogan Page, London

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