June 2010
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Many Barriers Inhibit Success of Succession Planning

Monday, June 14, 2010

Succession planning has rapidly emerged as a significant strategy for sustaining organizational health but recent data collected by ASTD indicates that succession planning in many organizations has fallen short of its goals.

Of the 45 percent of organizations that have a formal succession plan in place, senior leaders revealed that barriers - such as inadequate funding, weak development plans, and difficulty tracking performance - inhibited their efforts. Data revealed that 55 percent of the or


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