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CEO's Ascent Was Years in the Making

July 28, 2005
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Now, Richard Yochum is passing on the tradition of succession planning to a new generation.
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IBM Optimizes Its Workforce to Address New Business Goals

July 13, 2005
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HR strategy executive Garrett Walker explains how the company is working on recruiting the right people, providing the right development and efficiently matching people to projects.
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Six Easy Pieces

May 11, 2005
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HP’s Gerard Brossard discusses a six-step process that helps the company develop a strategic workforce plan supportive of its business strategy, whether that’s the development of new products or an aggressive growth plan for China.
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IBM Cuts Costs, Reduces Layoffs as It Readies Workers for an On Demand World

May 10, 2005
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Cross-training, identifying needed skills and boosting interdepartmental cooperation are key to IBM’s responsive business strategy.
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A Sample Succession Planning Policy

February 23, 2005
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This example outlines the purpose of the program, the desired results, and how the initiative will be carried out.
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A Sample Succession Planning Policy

February 23, 2005
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This example outlines the purpose of the program, the desired results, and how the initiative will be carried out.
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10 Ways to Take the Success Out of Succession Planning

February 2, 2005
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A list of common mistakes that can undermine a succession-planning initiative.
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Wake-Up Call America’s Losing Its Intellectual Capital

February 1, 2005
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David Heenan, author of a new book on talent leaving the United States, says that there is an “exodus of America’s best and brightest.”
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The CEO's Path to the Top How Times Have Changed

January 13, 2005
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Corporate hierarchies are flattening. America’s service sector is growing more important. The Ivy League is becoming less important. All this means there’s a new path to the executive suite.
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