Investigating the Relationship between Talent Management Strategy and Career Path of Principals of Schools in Shahr-e-Kord

Zahra Gholipour, Seyed Ali Siadat, Mohammad Taghi Mahmoudi


The aim of the present study is to investigate the relationship between talent management strategy and career path in principals of schools in Shahr-e-Kord. The study is a descriptive-correlational one and its population includes all principals of high schools in Areas 1 and 2 of Shahr-e-Kord equal as 103 individuals in the academic year 2014-2015. A number of 81 principals were selected as participants via the simple random sampling and using Chochrane’s formula. To measure talent management, the Sweem standard questionnaire and to measure career path, the Schaufeli standard questionnaire were used. The reliability coefficients for the questionnaires were calculated using Chronbach’s alpha coefficients as 0.85 and 0.84 respectively. Data analysis was conducted using Pearson correlation coefficient and regression coefficient by SPSS. The results indicated that talent management strategy has a positive and significant correlation with principals’ career path of principals of schools in Shahr-e-Kord. In addition, there is a direct and significant correlation between components of communication, performance management, training the staff and in acknowledgment of individuals with career path.

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