Expand Succession Planning to Include Key Skills/Knowledge

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Expand Succession Planning to Include Key Skills/Knowledge
Alan Buckingham
I would expand the definition of succession planning to include more than just covering top-level management. I believe that a good succession plan covers all employees in positions that require skills or knowledge that are not easily replaceable. This could include certain middle management and technical positions.

Succession Planning is also Risk Management
Barrett W. Horne, Consultant, Canada, Member
I'm agreeing with Alan's point about succession management needing to embrace more than top-level management.
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Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
Indeed Alan and Barett. I adjusted our summary to reflect both of your valid builds. Thank you....Sign up

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yanney John Parker, Business Consultant, Ghana, Member
Hi Barrett, s very great point - I agree with the risk element. Some organizations today do not see it in that perspective, the challenge is that most...Sign up

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Barrett W. Horne, Consultant, Canada, Member
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