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.
Defining your company’s corporate values can seem like a daunting task given its importance in setting your corporate culture. After all, your culture determines how your employees will achieve all those lofty goals you made. While it isn’t an exercise to be taken lightly, it doesn’t need to be weighed down in process. Follow these 3 steps to uncover your values while fully engaging your team.Read more
Recent media coverage of Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, highlights the roles of women in the workplace and the bias and unfairness experienced by female professionals. Sandberg’s powerful message is, however, distinctly shaded by her own generational lens and her experience with feminism. Her “mission to reboot” feminism and to reframe discussions on gender, distinctly reflect her Generation X values of autonomy and work-life balance, and misses the mark with Millennial women, who do not see gender inequality in the workplace and are either confused or annoyed at the negativity they think older generations bring to the subject.Read more
Explore Podcasts, Webcasts and Executive interviews from the Human Capital Institute (HCI) to learn best practices and new ideas from thought leaders on succession management. Please click on the titles inside the infographic to view content.Read more
You've just been promoted - Congratulations! It is an awesome feeling to know that all your hard work is paying off! You have been acknowledged that you have what it takes to climb the corporate ladder. Guess what? Now it starts all over - planning, learning, performing, navigating, strategizing and delivering results, just at a higher level.
You have to learn quickly what is expected, what to start, stop, and change. There are no rules to gauge the things you should know, need to know, and have to know. What you can do, however, is learn what to look for, diagnose the problem, and implement the solution - as soon as possible. Here are some common mistakes newly promoted managers make:Read more
For a while, companies have been focused on recruitment strategies to attract young talent. Today, the focus is shifting to the preparation of young high potentials for fast approaching leadership positions. Many organizations are asking – when do we need to start developing young HIPOs? The answer is YESTERDAY!Read more
How often do you really think about the corporate strategy as you do your day to day work? Be honest. For some employees, it’s as infrequent as an intermittent town hall meeting or when we glance at the value of our 401K plans. Yet—the ultimate scorecard of our work is whether the corporation successfully achieves its strategic goals.Read more