- Hardcover: 512 pages
- Publisher: AMACOM; 5 edition (November 4, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0814449158
- ISBN-13: 978-0814449158
- Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 1.7 x 10.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 29 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #141,452 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Effective Succession Planning: Ensuring Leadership Continuity and Building Talent from Within 5th Edition
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"This fifth edition incorporates the many changes to the economy over the past 15 years, including how succession plans were recast as a direct consequence of 9/11." --HR Professional
“… especially helpful for those who are early in their exposure to succession planning practices…Highly experienced practitioners will also find good nuggets of information, pointers, and reminders.” --PM World Journal
"An indispensable resource for any organization concerned with retaining the accumulated wisdom of its most valued employees." --Coaching Tips, The Leadership Blog
"Fifth edition of this seminal book, a vital resource for any organization looking to put in place a working, solid succession plan...comes with wealth of added and revised content." --TD magazine
Organizations that don’t take steps to address future talent needs at all levels will face certain disruptions, and even disasters, when key employees leave. The most comprehensive book on the subject, Effective Succession Planning helps readers:
Identify competencies and clarify organizational values • Plan for and quickly fill crucial vacancies at all levels • Develop and retain top talent, building and preserving the organization’s intellectual capital • Assess current needs and future resources for seamless succession planning • And more
Covering best practices, current trends, and the latest technology, the fifth edition also features new and revised material on: succession planning for small businesses and nonprofits; replacement planning; transition management; downsizing; international issues; mergers and acquisitions as a talent strategy; and succession planning for technical positions as well as roles built on longstanding social relationships.
Packed with enlightening case studies and practical guidance, Effective Succession Planning remains an indispensable resource for any organization concerned with retaining the accumulated wisdom of its most valued employees.
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There's nothing magic here---just a realistic, comprehensvie, flexible approach to get the job done. The strenghts in this book:
- Finding the right devleopmental activity for the right level of management
- Design, gain support, and implement, and maintain your succession process.
- Lots of extras, including assessments and a plan to devleop a mentoring program.
A great value.