Reinvent Succession

Blumenthal, Marc
August 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Aug2011, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p16
The article discusses why succession planning (SP) needs a reinvention and explains how technology can help. It is noted that technology can aid to find potential leaders as this task has become a challenge in the current virtual work environment. The use of social collaboration tools and a learning management system (LMS) to identify potential candidates is explained. Also noted is that mobile technology facilitates the monitoring of potential leadership candidates.


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