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The 9-Box Grid: How to Use it and its Limitations

August 2021

When it comes to building a strong succession plan, one of the most important components ...

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Cross-Functional Training for Succession Planning

November 2019

Are You Doing All You Can To Develop Your Workforce? Developing the skills and abilities of your ...

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 Succession Planning Vs. Replacement Planning

September 2019

Many people would be surprised to see the discrepancy between their general perception of how ...

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Report on the State of Succession Planning in 2023

January 2023

Welcome to SIGMA’s 2023 report on the state of succession planning. In this report, our ...

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How to Communicate Succession in an Organization

January 2023

Communication is necessary for the execution of a successful succession plan. To get stakeholders onboard, ...

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Managing Succession Transitions

January 2023

SIGMA’s Free Knowledge Transfer Guide Teaching a new hire the ins and outs of a key ...

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A Case Study on Succession Planning: Outsource or Do-it-Yourself?

December 2022

Meet Sandy. Sandy is the Vice President of Human Resources (VP of HR) at a mid-sized ...

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Developing a Succession Plan that Supports Diversity in the Workplace

December 2022

Looking to Improve Diversity in the Workplace? When making strategic HR decisions, it is important to ...

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How to Align Your Succession Plan with Your Strategic Plan

December 2022

“Strategic planning is worthless, unless there is first a strategic vision” — John Naisbitt, New York ...

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How a Growth Mindset Can Lead to Success

November 2022

Are great employees born or made? How you answer this question can tell you a ...

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How to Use Leadership Assessments in HR Programs

November 2022

Over the last two years human resources (HR) services have been in demand like never ...

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Virtues and Vices: How to Balance Your Leader Character

November 2022

Aristotle first defined character as a set of virtuous habits. Since then, researchers at the ...

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How Character Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

November 2022

What does your organization look for when recruiting a new CEO? If you’re like most, ...

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What is Leadership Character?

November 2022

“You can be a character, or you can possess character. Sometimes these two traits don’t ...

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The “Goldilocks” Advantage: Why Balance is Important for Leader Character

November 2022

Most of us are familiar with the story of Goldilocks and the three bears. For ...

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