Succession Management

An HCI Topic

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.

Featured in Succession Management:


The Seven CEOs: the Essential Purpose of Succession Management

Webcast | Presented By: James Peters, Michael Lamb | Webcast Aired: 1 day ago
Succession today means far more than finding one person to step in and take over a particular position, especially at the top of the organization. What’s needed is a robust succession management strategy that deepens the talent pipeline for ... Read more
White Paper

The Seven CEO's

White Paper | Author: James Peters, Global Lead for Succession Management, Korn Ferry | Source: Korn Ferry Institute | Published: 1 day ago
Succession today means far more than finding that one person to step in and take over. A deeper talent pipeline is needed to find, develop, and supply talent for the top levels and other key roles in the organization. That’s ... Read more

Leveraging Internal Talent - Research Infographic

Blog | Author: Jenna Filipkowski | Source: HCI | Published: January 13, 2015

In this HCI research infographic, we explore how organizations are leveraging internal talent to fill critical positions and develop employees for a competitive advantage. 

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Inspect Your Talent Mobility Practice and Inspire Internal Careers

Blog | Author: Andrew Bateman | Source: HCI | Published: January 9, 2015

To kick off 2015, the Human Capital Institute is featuring original content on talent mobility, and to re-familiarize myself with the topic I spent some time skimming through a colleague’s notes concerning contemporary research. Somewhere between a study citing only 36% of businesses have access to reliable data on top performers that were not included in succession plans and a blog post about how U.S. based companies are taking 25% more time to make a hire, I stumbled on a somewhat eye-popping statistic.

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3 Ways Leaders Can Maximize Their Brain Power

Blog | Author: By Sharon McDowell-Larsen | Source: HCI | Published: December 18, 2014

For the past decade, the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) has collected extensive data on the exercise, eating and sleeping habits of the senior executives who attend our Leadership at the Peak program. This work has given us a unique view of the overall health of top leaders globally – and offers valuable lessons on how leaders at every level can elevate their performance.

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Strengthen Your Leadership Bench Before It’s Too Late

Blog | Author: Bill Catlette | Source: HCI | Published: December 1, 2014

In recent discussions with classes of undergrad business school students, I posed the question, “How many of you aspire to a professional leadership role in business, government, or other organization?” In each case, 100% of the students answered in the affirmative. I didn’t say so at the time, but two divergent thoughts were crossing my mind, pretty much simultaneously:

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