A business case presents a summary of the organizational assessment. It is a story designed to obtain approval for a project from management. A business case establishes the connection between the business’s current state and where it needs or wants to go. It shows why succession planning is critical for the business, pointing to what needs to be done for business continuity and development.

After its approval, the business case is the document that will serve as the foundation for all the activities that will be executed as part of the succession planning life cycle. Allow ample time to design the business case, seeking ...

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