Succession Planning

Orderly management succession is one of the major contributors to an organisation's ongoing and future success. Organisations need executives with a unique blend of personal attributes and professional skills as well as the highest managerial competence - the ability to adapt to change, to function as an initiator and to think creatively. Identifying and developing these executives is a challenge, and an exercise that must be planned rather than left to chance.

Where once internal appointments were made primarily on the basis of an individual's past accomplishments, it is now incumbent on organisations to supplement this measure with an understanding of an executive's innate capabilities, personal style and potential. We assist clients, through a consultative process, in planning management succession by: