Thursday July 9, 2015
True succession planning goes beyond the C-suite. How are smart companies putting an end to the ‘just-in-time’ recruitment culture?
Jim Skinner, the former McDonald’s CEO who retired in 2012 after four decades with the fast food giant, had one key piece of advice for his managers: always plan two successors ahead. Skinner’s pragmatism was born out of tragic experience – his two predecessors had both died suddenly prior to him taking the top job.
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