Groom Leaders

Thompsen, Joyce A.
April 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Apr2009, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p15
The article discusses the importance of setting up a succession plan for C-Suite executives. Business leaders should pay attention to junior executives and not just to chief executive officers when developing a succession plan. To ensure effective coaching and development of senior leaders, assess specific goals and review processes for achieving those goals. Effective leadership development requires understanding the senior leaders' current or targeted roles. Five skills that are vital to leaders are enumerated.


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