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Linkage Inc.'s Best Practices for Succession Planning (Essential Knowledge Resource) Hardcover – July 16, 2007

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ISBN-13: 978-0787985790 ISBN-10: 0787985791 Edition: 1st

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Linkage, Inc.'s Best Practices for Succession Planning

Identifying and developing top talent are essential elements for any organization's long term success. However, putting in place an effective succession planning system can be a daunting process for many organizations.

Linkage's Best Practices for Succession Planning offers the case studies, strategies, and proven tools needed to create a solid succession plan that will enable organizations to examine leadership competencies and determine the steps needed to close leadership gaps. The book contains best practices and profiles what leading organizations—Bright Horizons, CIGNA, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Merrill Lynch, Purina, and Unilever—are doing to plan for succession and develop talent. Linkage's Best Practices for Succession Planning also includes a new methodology for succession planning, strategies for leadership progression and development, innovative tools, and a comprehensive resource guide.

Linkage's Best Practices for Succession Planning offers practical guidance based on Linkage's vast resources and helps organizations to

  • Identify, develop, and retain top talent
  • Assess future roles

  • Integrate succession planning with other business and HR models within the organization

  • Analyze bench strength

  • Design the system

  • Implement the plan

  • Measure results

Written for chief human resource executives, heads of leadership development programs, human resource professionals, and consultants, Linkage's Best Practices for Succession Planning provides a flexible toolkit that can be adapted to the needs of any organization, whether their needs are small or large.

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Plan For Your Organization's Success

Linkage's Best Practices for Succession Planning provides the ultimate guide for planning, developing, implementing, and sustaining succession planning in any organization. This must-have book provides step-by-step instructions, practical advice, templates, and tools from some of the world's best companies and Linkage, a global organization development company that specializes in leadership development.

Linkage Inc.'s Best Practices for Succession Planning is the comprehensive resource that includes information needed to

  • Ensure that succession management is owned by business leaders rather than just HR
  • Assess potential for future roles, not just track record of performance

  • Manage succession data on individuals and talent pools

  • Balance talent development and acquisition in achieving future objectives

  • Develop the processes, tools, and organizational capabilities necessary to effectively implement and sustain the system

  • Integrate succession planning systems with other businesses and HR systems in the organization to achieve efficiency, consistency, and impact

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Pfeiffer; 1 edition (July 16, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0787985791
  • ISBN-13: 978-0787985790
  • Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 1 x 9.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #523,621 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Michael L. Gooch on May 6, 2009
Format: Hardcover
Often, the main difference in a company's long-term success is how effective they are in succession planning. As a person that has worked with several companies over several decades, I can attest that most of us do a poor job in this all-important arena.

This excellent book removes any excuses we may have. Combining case studies and practical advice it provides a well-spring of well-written guidelines and procedures that we can implement. In addition, I found the plethora of charts, graphs and exhibits to be extremely useful in communicating and selling this concept to management.

The book is organized in a very useful way. Dividing the subject into 4 parts makes it much more palatable for even the worst of us ADD types. These sections are:

1. Introduction
2. Best Practices
3. Toolkit
4. Resource Guide

I purchased this book in 2007 and have referred to it many times in the past two years. I am really glad I have it. It has saved me countless hours of research and planning.

I hope you find this review helpful.

Michael L. Gooch, SPHR
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Susan H on April 6, 2015
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Great book & I have shared these best practices (and tools) a number of times.
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