7 Resources on Succession Planning and High-Potential Identification | Multiple Sources

Talent Management

If you find value in resources like these, you can sign up for my free Talent Edge Weekly newsletter. As I continue to receive requests for resources on succession planning (SP) and high-potential identification, I am resharing the following resources: Succession Planning (SP) Metrics Tracking Template. This one-page editable PDF includes 10 sample metrics (choose a few) …

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11 Succession Planning Questions Template | Brian Heger

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If you find value in content like this, sign up for my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter. This one-page template includes a sample of 11 succession planning (SP) questions that can help organizations think through various aspects of their SP practices. The questions do not represent an exhaustive list but provide a foundation to build on. Sample questions include: Scope. Based …

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Succession Planning and High Potentials: Multiple Resources to Consider

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As organizations aim to more accurately identify and develop high-potential talent and build the succession pipeline, here are some useful resources to assist in these efforts. Succession Planning (SP) Metrics Tracking Template. This one-page editable PDF includes 10 sample metrics (choose a few) to measure SP effectiveness. The examples are intended to generate ideas, do …

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Case Study: Verizon’s Data-Driven Succession Planning | CNBC WEC Summit

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On November 13 and 14, 2023, the WEC— a council of human resource executives assembled by CNBC—hosted its WEC Summit event in New York. One session featured a 20-minute discussion involving Christina Schelling, Verizon’s SVP and Chief Talent and Diversity Officer, focusing on Verizon’s strategic use of data science and talent intelligence over the past 12 months to …

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Succession Planning Playlist | Multiple Resources

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This one-page PDF includes a playlist of five resources on succession planning. They include: Succession Metrics Tracking Template | Brian Heger. This one-page editable PDF includes 10 succession planning metrics that organizations can refer to as they track and measure the effectiveness of their succession management practices. While 10 metrics are provided, organizations can select …

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Strategies to Improve Succession in a High-Disruption Environment | Gartner

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Succession planning has long been a top priority for many organizations. Still, we are often reminded how executives can fall short of performance expectations within 12-18 months of taking on a new role. One report by DDI, Leadership Transitions Report 2021, shows that nearly half of externally hired executives fail in their roles; the numbers are …

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How Are Leading Organizations Evolving Their Succession Management Practices | i4cp

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Succession planning is a top priority for many organizations. Still, we are often reminded how many executives fall short of performance expectations within 12-18 months of taking on a new role. As organizations look to build their succession pipeline faster and more effectively, this i4cp article shares six ways its member organizations are shifting their …

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Critical Role Risk Template | Brian Heger

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As I mentioned in a post from a few weeks ago, while there has been a much-needed shift in expanding our view of “work” beyond the limitations of roles (e.g., skills and tasks), critical roles are still an important lens through which workforce and talent planning takes place. With this as the backdrop, here is a one-editable …

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Succession Metrics Tracking Template | BrianHeger.com

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If you find value in content like this, sign up for my free Talent Edge Weekly newsletter.  This one-page editable PDF includes 10 succession planning metrics that organizations can refer to as they track and measure the effectiveness of their succession management practices. While 10 metrics are provided, organizations can select the vital few (or include …

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Set Up to Fail: Poor Design of C-suite Jobs Can Block Executives From Succeeding in Their Roles | MIT Sloan Management Review

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The high failure rate of newly hired and promoted executives within 12-18 months of taking on a new role is well documented. One report by DDI, Leadership Transitions Report 2021, shows that nearly half of externally hired executives fail in their roles. The numbers are slightly better (35%) for internally promoted executives. And while many factors …

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