David Collings is Professor of HRM at Dublin City University Business School in Ireland where he is co-director of the Leadership and Talent Institute. Prior to joining DCU, David Collings held faculty positions at the National University of Ireland, Galway and the University of Sheffield. In 2017 he was a visiting Fulbright Scholar at Cornell University’s Industrial and Labor Relations School and he has also held visiting positions at King’s College London and Nanyang Business School in Singapore.
He is a leading international expert on talent management and global mobility. His work focuses on how organisations can develop more strategic approaches to managing talent and delivering sustainable performance. His current research explores issues such as the shifting nature of employment and managing performance in organisations. He is a regular speaker at corporate events and his recent speaking and consulting engagements include organisations such as the Bank of Ireland, the Danish Confederation of Industry, EADS Airbus, Enterprise Ireland, GE, Intel, KPMG, Medtronic, Novartis and Stryker. He has been named as one of the most influential thinkers in the field of HR for four consecutive years by HR Magazine (2014-2017). He has published numerous papers in leading international outlets and seven books and his work is regularly cited in media and other outlets. His most recent project, The Oxford Handbook of Talent Management with Wayne Cascio and Kamel Mellahi published 2017.
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