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.

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Will Your Future Leaders be Ready When You Need Them?

Blog | Author: Michelle Kozin | Source: HCI | Published: May 21, 2015

Who are your up-and-coming leaders? And are they ready?

Highly functioning and successful organizations foster leaders at all levels. Yet – for typical companies – only 17% of leadership investments actually go toward the development of first- and second-level leaders, with the rest targeted exclusively at executives. By neglecting growth opportunities for their future leaders, organizations risk not only their ability to operate efficiently, but perhaps their competitive edge as well.

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Succession Matters – Performance vs. Potential

Video | Published: May 19, 2015
Organizations need to value and foster not just their high potentials but also their high professionals. Not including these key players and industry experts in succession programs is a big mistake. View now… #SuccessionMatters Read more

Accurate Identification of Leadership Potential

Article | Published: May 11, 2015
What do you think are the seven signposts of leadership potential? What percentage of mid-level managers are typically included in succession management programs? All is revealed in our infographic…take a look now! #SuccessionMatters Read more

Succession Matters – Seven CEOs

Video | Published: May 11, 2015
Do you know who your seven CEOs are? This video examines the need for organizations to identify talent much earlier and far deeper in the pipeline. That’s why they need to adopt a succession management approach.  Listen to our global ... Read more

Succession Matters - Evolution

Video | Published: May 5, 2015
Unlike replacement planning and succession planning, succession management takes  in the complete leadership pipeline – the importance of looking at all talent pools to drive business growth. View now… #SuccessionMatters Read more

Succession Matters – Foundation

Video | Published: April 27, 2015
Korn Ferry’s global succession management experts examine some of the key challenges faced by organizations and how they can maximize their talent pools to execute business strategy. Watch now…#SuccessionMatters Read more