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Assessing Your Organization

 

Getting Started With Assessment

You’ve done a lot of preparation. You’ve enlisted your succession planning team. You’ve created a positive message and communication system. And now it’s time to put both of those to use as you begin to assess your organization.

You’ll start out by determining the scope of your succession planning efforts, so you’ll know which types of assessments you need to perform.

Once you’ve decided on the scope of your plan, you’ll need to assess where your organization is right now by identifying what systems and what gaps exist. You’ll want to experiment to discover whether one-on-one interviews, focus groups, surveys, or a combination of assessment tools are the best fit for your organization’s ...

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