Things worth doing well are rarely easy, and succession planning is no exception. Today more than ever, the pressure to make the most of internal talent, combined with a seemingly insatiable appetite for transparency are just the top of a long list of reasons why finding a more effective approach to succession planning is moving rapidly up the agenda.
Published: 27 September 2018
As an employer looking to fill a role, whether newly created or recently vacated, it is critical that you look within your existing teams. From Beatrice Bartlay, entrepreneur, author and business & life performance coach.
Published: 23 August 2017
Succession planning used to be relatively straightforward. Traditionally, large companies would use a structured approach to identify potential internal replacements to be prepared for the day when a senior manager would retire, hopefully ensuring a smooth succession and the least possible disruption to business as usual.
Published: 10 August 2017
Think succession and you instantly associate it with maintaining the quality of future senior leadership, ensuring it is ready to operate in a volatile and difficult marketplace. But now the onus is on a growing need to focus on a wide range of critical, non-leadership and specialist roles. There is a real and understandable fear of losing valuable knowledge and intellectual capital and a necessity for organisations to change their approach.
Published: 19 October 2016
Iain Duncan Smith’s recent surprise resignation sent shockwaves to the heart of the government and the inter-party fall out that followed has left a damaging impression.
Published: 28 April 2016
Leaders are not confident that their company currently has the right talent and the right leaders in the right places to drive business success
Published: 23 September 2015
The abolition of the DRA and current economic uncertainty is creating an increasingly multi-generational workforce, but what impact is this ... View Article
Published: 31 October 2013
Good succession theory needs to translate into positive action from the highest level if it is going to reap rewards.
Published: 10 January 2013