Led by Filene Fellow Dr. Sekou Bermiss, the War for Talent research center will focus on attracting, developing, and promoting top performers within credit unions, from the front line to the board table.
Visa is contributing $1 million to fund Filene’s Center of Excellence for the War for Talent. The goal of the partnership is to fuel critical research surrounding the issue of attracting and retaining talent in the credit union industry.
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Filene’s Center for War for Talent is generously sponsored by:
Assistant Professor of Management at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Sekou Bermiss conducts research in the area of strategic human capital management where he explores the micro-foundations of competitive advantage by studying the antecedents and consequences of manager mobility and how different forms of employee movement impact a firm’s ability to compete with rivals. His award-winning research has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Research in Organizational Behavior.
University Federal Credit Union
Linda Bodie, Element FCU
Doug Leighton, Visa
Keith Sultemeier, Kinecta FCU
War for Talent is just one of five Centers of Excellence Filene Research Institute has launched. Designed to meet the changing needs of credit unions and their members, Filene’s Research Centers explore topics critical to the future of consumer finance.
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