Unprepared Leadership Talent
Changing demographics and the pace of change are increasing pressure to create comprehensive leadership succession strategies. Typical succession planning approaches assume predictability and stability, leaving leaders unprepared and resulting in half of all leaders failing to meet objectives in new roles.
Only 28% of leadership roles are currently filled by successors.
Prepare Future Leaders for Impact
Create a deep bench of diverse leadership talent by effectively predicting leader potential for success within the context of your specific business challenges. Leverage objective people insight to accelerate leader development and ensure readiness for impact.
Effective succession strategies evaluate leadership talent against the dynamic contextual challenges that they will face in the role. SHL Leader Edge identifies 27 contextual leadership challenges that matter most in determining leader performance—and can predict which leaders are more likely to be successful given each challenge.
58% of organizations do not currently use objective assessments for succession planning.
Pioneering research into leadership effectiveness in different strategic contexts enhances prediction of leader success.
Flexible approach to guide leader evaluation and placement decisions from low touch to high touch.
Strong alignment to business strategy and performance impact guides and informs talent decisions.
Make more effective leader placement and succession decisions by leveraging the power of context.
Source: SHL and Gartner research.