Five Rules for a Management Succession Planning System

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Five Rules for a Management Succession Planning System
Anneke Zwart, Moderator
Conger and Fulmer established five requirements for steady and reliable management succession planning.
1: The succession management system must orient towards development. Combining leadership development and succession management will result in optimal results.
2: Succession management systems need to focus on jobs that are important to an organizationís long-run success, also called linchpin positions. Focusing on these positions, companies will be able to supply the appropriate talent needed to fill future linchpin positions.
3: The system should be transparent. Although non-transparent systems have advantages, the idea is that employees will be more motivated if they know where they stand.
4: A successful management system should estimate and analyze progress frequently. In this way, potential problems will be recognized before they appear.
5: Establish a flexible succession management system. The most successful compani... Register

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P. ter Horst, Member
The five requirements mentioned by Anneke Zwart ar...

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Patrick E. Mentore, Member
As much as I agree with P. ter Horst I would like ...


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Rolando Acevedo, Member
To manage a transparent succession planning system...

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Francielle Nunes, Member
I totally agree with Anneke Zwart's comments, they...

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Rahul, Member
Succession planning is a 2-way process, actively i...

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Ronsard Lazare, Member
In combination with succession planning & talent d...


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Ossama Soliman, Member
Good points. I suggest to develop point 2 which fo...

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Ossama Soliman, Member
And for point 4 the newest approach for management...


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