Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2008 (Revised November 2008)

Global Talent Management at Novartis

by Jordan Siegel


This case tackles the topic of global talent management. It can be used to analyze the performance measurement, incentive, and talent development system used at a major multinational company. This case can also be used to analyze the extent to which this system should or should not be adapted for China and other emerging economies.

Keywords: Talent and Talent Management; Developing Countries and Economies; Multinational Firms and Management; Performance Evaluation; Motivation and Incentives; Adaptation;


Siegel, Jordan. "Global Talent Management at Novartis." Harvard Business School Case 708-486, February 2008. (Revised November 2008.)