A Bibliometric Analysis of Talent Management

  • Weam Tunsi College of Business Administration , University of Business & Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  • Akanchha Singh Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti Language University, Lucknow, India.
  • Vibhash Kumar Jindal Global Business School, OP Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana India
  • Pretty Bhalla Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, India.


Talent Management, Bibliometric Analysis, Co-Occurrence, Citation, Co-Citation..


This study seeks to assess extant and contemporary research in the domain of talent management and proffer prospective avenues for future investigations in this field. In tandem with the multifaceted interplay of work, worker, and workplace components, strategies employed in talent management have undergone adaptation to address specific trends, exhibiting a consistent evolution in recent times. Leveraging a bibliometric analysis of 1,093 articles sourced from the Scopus dataset spanning the years 2003 to 2021, a conceptual map delineating the dynamic trajectory of talent management has been constructed. Through a systematic bibliometric examination, this study affords a comprehensive portrayal of the publication trends in talent management research, elucidating insights derived from citation and publication metrics. Utilizing the Biblioshiny package within the Bibliometrix tool in R Studio, key revelations pertaining to the most prolific country, journal, author, and trending topics in talent management have been unveiled. Moreover, employing VOSviewer for co-citation analysis, this research contributes additional insights. The study concludes by delineating prospective research directions, drawing upon the findings to contextualize human resource challenges within the framework of the contemporary work paradigm.