Succession planning focuses on identifying and growing talent to fill leadership and business-critical positions in the future. In the face of skills shortages, succession planning has gained popularity, and is now carried out in both large and smaller organisations.
This factsheet looks at approaches to succession planning as well as the type of organisations who use it, and how it’s changed.
This factsheet was last updated by Steve George: Digital Learning Portfolio Manager, HR and Employment Law, CIPD
Steve manages content for all CIPD’s HR and Employment Law learning. He is a CIPD associate member.
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