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Succession Planning

Build Effective Talent Pipelines

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.

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Only 28% of leadership roles are currently filled by successors.

SHL Succession Planning Solution

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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.

Context-Based Approach

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.

Why SHL?

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Enhanced Prediction

Pioneering research into leadership effectiveness in different strategic contexts enhances prediction of leader success.

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Dynamic Evaluation

Flexible approach to guide leader evaluation and placement decisions from low touch to high touch.

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Strategy Alignment

Strong alignment to business strategy and performance impact guides and informs talent decisions.

Our Approach

Identify

Evaluate leaders against key contextual challenges and leadership readiness programs important to your organization’s success.

Measure

Answer leadership fit questions dynamically using on-demand talent intelligence synthesized into an easy-to-use dashboard.

Accelerate

Leverage individual fit and experience insights to generate personalized on-the-job development blueprints.

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Source: SHL and Gartner research.