Succession Planning

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Succession planning is a crucial component of any organization's long-term success. With an increasing number of employees approaching retirement age, it is essential for companies to develop a proactive and strategic approach to succession management. McQuaig Solutions offer a comprehensive guide to help your organization identify and develop high-potential employees, ensuring a smooth transition of leadership and continued growth.

Four Key Areas of Succession Planning

Determining Job Requirements

Establish the competencies required for key leadership roles by using McQuaig Job Survey. This tool helps you reach a consensus on the necessary leadership behaviors for success, ensuring future leaders possess the right skills and experience.

Identifying High Potentials

Use McQuaig Word Survey to provide an objective assessment of an individual's potential for success in higher-level roles. This tool helps you avoid common mistakes when evaluating potential, such as relying solely on current performance or a manager's opinion.

Gap Analysis

Utilize McQuaig Job Fit Report to identify behavioral gaps and areas of strength for each high-potential candidate. This analysis will help you develop targeted development plans that address potential roadblocks and capitalize on natural strengths.

Executing a Development Plan

Guarantee the successful execution of succession plans with the combined power of the McQuaig Word Survey®, Self-Development Survey, and 360 Leadership Review. These tools, when used in tandem, provide in-depth actionable feedback and personalized development suggestions for high-potential employees. The Word Survey lays a foundation, identifying key traits and tendencies. The Self-Development Survey and 360 Leadership Review build upon this, offering insights into areas for improvement and leadership impact. Together, they empower your team members to overcome challenges and unlock their full potential.

Benefits of McQuaig Succession Planning Solutions

Proactive Approach

Mitigate the risk of losing valuable organizational knowledge and experience by identifying and developing future leaders in advance.

Retain Top Talent

Demonstrate your organization's commitment to employee growth and development, encouraging high-potential employees to stay and contribute to the company's success.

Objective Assessments

Make informed decisions about succession candidates based on objective data, avoiding common pitfalls like the halo effect and the Peter Principle.

Develop Leadership Competencies

Equip future leaders with the skills and knowledge they need to excel in their new roles, fostering a smooth transition and continued organizational success.

Investing in succession planning is vital for your organization's long-term success. McQuaig Solutions provide the tools and resources needed to identify high-potential employees, develop their skills, and ensure a smooth transition of leadership. Contact us today to learn more about how McQuaig can support your organization's succession planning efforts and help secure your company's future.