Talent in the workplace is increasingly identified as a key factor in determining success. If effectively managed it has the potential to be a productive resource capable of adding value and competitive advantage to an organization. ''The Talent Powered Organization'' takes a strategic yet practical view of talent. Drawing on research and real-life experiences with clients at Accenture, it provides a series of conceptual frameworks to attract, develop, and retain the best workforce and offers practical examples of how to apply them. It presents various approaches to talent, including the Human Capital Development Framework and the ''talent multiplier.'' Subjects such as talent and knowledge management, employee engagement, recruitment challenges, the globalization of workforces, and managing virtual workforces are covered, creating a thorough exploration of talent that will help readers build a talent powered organization.