Succession isn’t just about planning for changes in the C-suite. Beyond identifying future leaders, your succession management strategy should include workforce planning, skills gap analyses, and the creation of development programs to increase bench strength at all levels of the organization. Learn ways to identify and define the leadership skills you need at the top, and discover how to align and integrate those competencies throughout the company.
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We’ve gone a little baseball crazy here in Chicago. With our Cubs facing the San Francisco Giants in the NLDS, we’ve heard a lot lately about the importance of good coaching.
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