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Talent Management and Competitive Advantage: The Moderating Effect of Knowledge Integration

by Mohammad Atwah Alma'aitah, Feras Suliman Al-shalabi, Walaa Hatem Aljamal
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 66 - Number 11
Year of Publication: 2013
Authors: Mohammad Atwah Alma'aitah, Feras Suliman Al-shalabi, Walaa Hatem Aljamal

Mohammad Atwah Alma'aitah, Feras Suliman Al-shalabi, Walaa Hatem Aljamal . Talent Management and Competitive Advantage: The Moderating Effect of Knowledge Integration. International Journal of Computer Applications. 66, 11 ( March 2013), 19-27. DOI=10.5120/11129-6202

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author = { Mohammad Atwah Alma'aitah, Feras Suliman Al-shalabi, Walaa Hatem Aljamal },
title = { Talent Management and Competitive Advantage: The Moderating Effect of Knowledge Integration },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { March 2013 },
volume = { 66 },
number = { 11 },
month = { March },
year = { 2013 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 19-27 },
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doi = { 10.5120/11129-6202 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

The main purpose of this study was to examine the effect of talent management on competitive advantage. The study also aimed at analyzing the role of knowledge integration, as a moderator, in the correlation between talent management and competitive advantage. Data was collected through questionnaires from a sample of 235 employees working in top 10 firms in Jordan. Descriptive statistics, correlations and hierarchical regression analyses were used to test the hypotheses. Findings showed that competitive advantage was significantly related to talent management and also to knowledge integration. Furthermore, the study revealed that knowledge integration was a significant moderator in the correlation between the talent management and competitive advantage.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Strategic Planning Human Resource Management Competitive advantage Knowledge integration