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Chapter 10 Finding and motivating talent

DOI: 10.23912/9781911635871-5037

ISBN: 9781911635871

Published: January 2022

Component type: chapter

Published in: Reimagining and Reshaping Events

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911635871-4918

10.23912/9781911635871-5037

Abstract

Finding the best talent, and keeping them motivated and productive, are essential elements in establishing and maintaining a competitive advantage. The capacity of an event enterprise to consistently stage successful events, and consistently provide attendees with positive and memorable experiences, is generally a reflection of the quality of their employees and volunteers. Over the longer term, concerted efforts to acquire and motivate the best talent available can lead to greater levels of organisational creativity and innovation, as well as long term survival in a dynamic, turbulent, and uncertain industry environment. Furthermore, a talented and productive workforce is generally one in which individual employees and volunteers can thrive and grow, promoting empowerment and well-being.

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Wrathall & Steriopoulos, 2022

Wrathall, J. & Steriopoulos, E. (2022) "Chapter 10 Finding and motivating talent" In: Wrathall, J. & Steriopoulos, E. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911635871-5037

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