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Succession Plan

What is a Succession Plan?

A succession plan refers to an arrangement that includes the selection and development of workers to help them perform better in the organization. It serves as an important element in cutting the cost of recruitment.

What can be the potential harms of not having any Succession Plan?

What has been a general observation regarding the succession plans, unfortunately, it is not provided with the vital consideration by the Organization(s), which results in:

  • Higher recruitment costs
  • Vacancy creations for senior positions
  • Decreased retention
  • Weaker internal hiring
  • Lesser career development
  • Decreased employee engagement
  • Lower performance
  • Lack of vision alignment of employees with the organizational vision
  • Any other

How it can be handled?

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The aforementioned obstacles can be handled well and may possibly decrease the weaknesses and that can really be turned into strengths by succession plans in action implementation in its real essence empowering employees and resulting in their morale improvisation; hence inviting retention of the competent workforce for a longer period of time.
Having succession plans on the table of execution at strategic levels, the fostering organizations can be seen on the market's graphs of growth. Interlinking the succession planning benefits, organizations should be having on the table:

  • Clear Organizational Objectives
  • Requirements for succession plans made clear
  • Timeliness of the succession plans
  • Budgetary allocations for succession planning curtailing the recruitment cost
  • Investing in people
  • Strategic Succession Planning via devising, implementing, and reviewing of the plans applied in-action; and rectification of the wrong done(s), if any
  • Any other as per the requirement of your business