Effective Succession Planning: Ensuring Leadership Continuity and Building Talent from Within

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AMACOM, 2001 - Business & Economics - 338 pages
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Since 1994 Effective Succession Planning has been helping readers develop a strong succession program -- and avoid the disruption (maybe even disaster) that can result when key employees move on unexpectedly.Now, with many sections of totally new material and extensive updates throughout, this indispensable guide is the most comprehensive resource on succession planning available. Readers will find a wealth of information on how to: -- Plan and implement a systematic program, following a proven model-- Identify competencies and clarify values for both planning and managing a succession program-- Assess current and future needs and resources-- Apply online and high-tech approaches to succession planning and management programs, and more.

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Rothwell’s assertion, The continued survival of the organization depends on having the right employees in the right positions at the right time, is very much a truism. But the question is how do you ... Read full review

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Great material. Too much to absorb without substantial personal outlining of the book or a much needed improved table to contents by the author. Read full review

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William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR (1951-present) was born in Springfield, IL. His website is www.rothwell-associates.com, and you can see his videos on YouTube by searching on YouTube for WilliamJRothwell. He is currently a professor at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus and is also President of Rothwell & Associates, Inc, a consulting firm. He is a frequent conference keynote speaker and seminar presenter. His wife is Marcelina V. Rothwell, President of GreenhillsVillage Retirement and Assisted Living Residence in State College, PA (see http://www.greenhillsvillage.com/). His daughter is Candice S. Rothwell and his son his Froilan Perucho. Reach William at wjr9@psu.edu.

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