Talent management in Thai cement companies: A study of strategies and factors influencing employee engagement


Opas Piansoongnern *, Pacapol Anurit and Sureeporn Kuiyawattananonta

This paper investigated talent management strategies and employee engagement implemented in three leading cement companies in Thailand ranged from the largest to smallest ones. In-depth interviews conducted with multi-level employees involved in managing talent including executives, potential employees, and human resources (HR) staff, while 350 questionnaires were also distributed for an investigation of factors influencing employee engagement. The findings revealed that robust talent management planning, well supports of top management, fair salary, good safety and health insurance, training opportunity, career advancement, organizational unity, a balance of work and daily life, and other environmental factors were crucial factors that keep talent rooted to organizations


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