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IF SUCCESSION PLANNING WORKS, HOW DO THE WRONG PEOPLE SO OFTEN GET TO THE TOP? Succession planning was once the key to identifying potential leaders to fill important positions. However, in today?s rapidly evolving business world traditional succession planning is no longer a viable strategy with research showing that 70 per cent of succession plans fail within two years, simply from lack of management support. In a climate of growing skills shortages and lack of confidence in leadership potential, David Clutterbuck offers a new a process of dialogue between an organization and its employees, The Talent Wave presents a dynamic, flexible approach to succession planning and talent management. Clutterbuck first demolishes most accepted practice in these areas, and then presents practical solutions that align employee ambitions and business priorities to ensure that organizations have the right leadership in place for ongoing success. Contents: Introduction ? What?s wrong with succession planning? ? What is succession planning? ? Models of succession planning ? Key themes in succession planning ? How organizations go about succession planning ? Effective succession planning ? Evaluating the effectiveness of succession planning ? A special problem of succession planning in smaller companies ? So how do the wrong people get to the top? ? Why succession planning doesn?t work: a summary ? Summary ? A systemic perspective on succession and talent ? Generation F: ambassadors of the complex adapative system ? Challenges for HR ? What do we mean by leadership? ? Post-recessionary leadership ? Some critical leadership roles ? Leaders versus leadership ? Flawed leadership ? Summary ? The critical challenges: what is talent? ? What do we mean by talent? ? How do definitions of talent affect people?s ambitions? ? How do we identify talent? ? A simpler way of identifying talent ? The linear systems approach: competencies and grids ? How far can we trust competency frameworks? ? The nine-box grid: a reliable assessment or an illusion of rigour? ? Is performance really measurable? ? Is potential really measurable? ? The ?other? talent ? Summary ? Aligning careers and business needs ? What do organizations and talented employees need to understand about each other? ? Developing realistic yet flexible and opportunistic career paths ? Creating alignment ? Recognizing and using ?transition points? ? Retaining talent ? Creating the environment for alignment ? The critical challenges: the maturity question ? Managing the maturity issue ? Managing potentially fatal flaws ? Making the maturity dialogue happen ? Pools, pipelines or waves? ? Dropping a rock in the talent pool ? The perils of pipelines ? Harnessing the power of the Talent Wave ? Summary ? Critical conversations ? The importance of good questions ? Critical conversations for succession planning ? Critical conversation one: internal ? Critical conversation two: employee and their stakeholders ? Critical conversation three: wider organization and employees ? Critical conversation four: between social networks ? A strategy for career and succession planning conversations ? Conversation 1: the inner dialogue ? Managing the inner dialogue ? Identity and values ? Taking responsibility for your own career planning ? Capturing the inner conversation ? How the organization can help ? Helping the employee plan their learning journey ? Summary ? Conversation 2: stakeholder dialogue ? Dialogue between the line manager and the employee ? Looking for talent ? Finding development opportunities for the talent in your team ? Harnessing stakeholder goodwill in your career and personal development ? Dialogue with colleagues ? Conversation 3: between the organization and employees ? What do organizations need to know about employees? career aspirations? ? How to gather and communicate Printed Pages: 240. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 72863
Titel: The Talent Wave: Why Succession Planning ...
Verlag: Kogan Page Limited/Viva Books
Auflage: First edition.
Buchbeschreibung Kogan Page Aug 2012, 2012. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 234x156x13 mm. Neuware - If succession planning works, how do the wrong people so often get to the top Succession planning was once the key to identifying potential leaders to fill important positions. However, in today's rapidly evolving business world traditional succession planning is no longer a viable strategy with research showing that 70% of succession plans fail within two years, simply from lack of management support. 256 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780749456979