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Is Your C-suite Pipeline Ready? Developing Leaders for High-Impact Roles - CHRO Implications
October 2016 | Publication
While CEO succession decisions fall primarily to the board of directors, senior HR practitioners are tasked with preparing a pipeline of candidates capable of leading the organization at any time. Robust succession planning and development practices support smoother leadership transitions and help build a culture of development and succession across the entire enterprise.
This report explores how organizations build their succession planning process to support candidates for high-impact roles and focuses on how organizations develop, select, and assess candidates for the C-suite and CEO level. Through survey responses of public companies, expert interviews, and in-depth case studies, the report examines how companies build a candidate pipeline.