Getting Buy-In From Your Senior Management Team
Many leaders understand the importance of succession planning to the long-term success of their organization, but most companies do not have a solid succession plan. Consequently, it can be difficult to convince a senior management team to focus their time and resources toward succession planning. The following workbook will provide you with the information you need to get buy-in from your management team.
Use this workbook to sell succession planning to your senior leadership team. With the help of our simple templates, consider:
- Why succession planning is important to your organization
- Your current succession planning process
- The structure of your company
- The strength of your current candidates
For form fill-able versions of these worksheets, visit our Succession Planning template library.
Once you’ve gained buy-in from your senior management team, check out our helpful Succession Planning checklist to assess the maturity of your current succession planning process. Next, try our At-A-Glance Succession Bench activity to get a quick sense of how well your company has succession planned for critical roles.
Finally, download our SIMPLE Succession Planning Guide to help your company design their own custom succession plan.