September 12th 2012

Planning for Succession in Changing Times

This research report examines the purpose, nature and practical uses of succession planning. Detailed evidence came from a CRF survey and many practitioner interviews. A new focus is emerging on integrating strategic planning with people management and business drivers while making processes more flexible and agile.

Topics covered in this research report on succession planning include:
• Business drivers for succession planning
• Identifying critical roles within organisations where succession planning is vital for business performance
• The features of effective succession planning
• The risks of not having a succession planning strategy in place
• Adapting succession planning processes to changing needs
• Developmental actions as a result of succession planning
• The importance of transparency in succession planning
• Integrating succession planning with other people management processes
• Moving to a more agile succession planning approach

Here, you can download and view this report on succession planning. The full report is accessible for CRF members only. If you are not a member and are interested in discussing membership, please contact Richard Hargreaves on richard@crforum.co.uk.

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