Succession Plan Monitoring

Purpose

In your role as manager, you examine the succession plan for a position regularly, or for a particular reason. In particular, you check to see if the potential successors you selected are still available, and if the profiles of these persons, the requirements of the position, or the company-specific conditions have changed. You decide whether the succession plan should be completed, modified, or remain unchanged.

The following situations might be reasons for completing a succession plan:

You might need to modify the succession plan in the following situations:

Prerequisites

You must have created a succession plan for the employee.

One of the following requirements must also be met:

Process

  1. Obtain information on potential successors.
  2. For further information on how to obtain this information, see the topics Displaying a Profile and Profile Evaluations.

  3. Obtain information on the position to be filled.
  4. Find out about any relevant company-specific conditions.
  5. On the basis of the information at your disposal, decide whether the succession plan should be completed, modified, or remain unchanged.

Result

Your analysis of the succession plan will result in one of the following situations: