Essential Insights: SCM Succession Planning

The Leader’s Edge: Succession planning is essential for filling the SCM leadership pipeline. Leading companies recognize that supply chain leadership positions are too critical to be left vacant and must be filled by highly qualified people. They are adopting formal succession planning processes to ensure supply chain continuity.

Succession planning involves the systematic identification and cultivation of high potential individuals to ascend to SCM leadership roles throughout the organization. A well-executed, proactive succession plan will avoid disruption and trauma when a supply chain leader leaves the organization, whether the departure is anticipated or not. The successor will be properly prepared ...

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