Leadership Basics Series: Succession Planning

Succession Planning

Succession planning is defined as “ any effort designed to ensure the continued effective performance of an organization, division, department, or work group by making provision for the development, replacement, and strategic application of key people over time” ( Rothwell, 2010). The Public Health workforce is changing, and organizations must prepare for change by utilizing succession planning and management strategies.


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