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Journal of Social Economics Research

December 2020, Volume 7, 2, pp 118-129

Role of Talent Development on Talent Engagement and Self-Efficacy: A Structural Model

Mohammad Ali


Muhammad Shariat Ullah


Souman Guha

Mohammad Ali 1

Muhammad Shariat Ullah 2
Souman Guha 3

  1. Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration in Management Studies, Bangladesh University of Professionals, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 1

  2. Professor, Department of Organization Strategy & Leadership, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2

  3. Research Student, Department of Business Administration in Management Studies, Bangladesh University of Professionals, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 3

Pages: 118-129

DOI: 10.18488/journal.35.2020.72.118.129

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Article History:

Received: 15 September, 2020
Revised: 02 October, 2020
Accepted: 13 October, 2020
Published: 29 October, 2020


The purpose of this research is to examine the influence of talent development (TD) on talent engagement (TE) and self-efficacy (SE). Data were collected through a questionnaire from the trainees of Bangladesh Institute of Human Resource Management (BIHRM). Two hypotheses were developed and tested on the collected data. Structural equation modeling (SEM) is performed which includes both measurement model and structural model. Average variance extracted (AVE), Cronbach’s alpha (?), composite reliability (CR) and factor’s loading have been shown under the measurement model whereas path diagram is used to present the relationship among the constructs under the structural model. The results of the study support that talent development has significant impact on both talent engagement and self-efficacy of talented employees. The outcome of the study is highly consistent with the previous literature and the results have strong logical argument. The research implies that organizations should emphasize to improve knowledge and abilities of the talents which foster more attachment and conviction towards jobs as well as enhance the level of talents’ self-efficacy.
Contribution/ Originality
This study contributes to the existing literature by developing a unique model which connects talent development, talent engagement and self-efficacy together. Moreover, this study is one of very few studies which have empirically investigated to assess the impact of talent development on talent engagement and self-efficacy using SEM.


Talent development, Talent engagement, Self-efficacy, Structural equation modeling (SEM).


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All authors contributed equally to the conception and design of the study.

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