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Leadership and Succession

by Ghassan Khoury and Andrew Green

Learn four practical steps for turning succession planning from an imprecise art into an exact science.

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Businesses must address this leadership shortage if they're going to capitalize on the region's projected rapid growth.

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Big Gallup findings include why great managers are so rare --- and why employee satisfaction doesn't matter, among others.

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Engagement is alarmingly low among senior leaders in the region. If they're going to grow in the next decade, Asian companies must develop an effective leadership pipeline now.

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How engaged workplaces drive job creation. Lowering healthcare and absenteeism costs. And: Is college worth it? These are among the topics the GBJ covered during the past 12 months.

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Companies shouldn't assume that "leadership" only applies to their chief officers. In fact, businesses must find the right people to fill four distinct types of leadership roles.

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You can't always trust your brain to make the right calls -- and you can't trust your gut either. It's much better to develop solid data and use them to inform your decisions.

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So says Nationwide's CEO -- and great executives know how to inspire both. Here, Steve Rasmussen tells how his company builds workplace engagement among all kinds of employees.

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Not every kind of experience makes emerging leaders better -- and the most valuable kinds are rare. Here's how to identify and create breakthrough development experiences for high-potential leaders.

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Here's the best way to let emerging leaders know about their potential -- and your plans to develop it -- without alienating their colleagues. The key: Use objective and public criteria.

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Restoring confidence in banks. Managing your workforce amid intense uncertainty. Making government more efficient. These are among the most urgent and timely topics the GBJ covered during 2012.

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These enterprises face a big problem: Who will run their companies in the future? Those that neglect formal succession-planning processes and leadership development risk making bad decisions.

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Mentor, train, and develop your managers, says Raad Al-Saady, an executive at one of Saudi Arabia's biggest companies. But if they don't improve, neither will the company.

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Just naming the new CEO isn't an effective plan. That's replacement planning. In this conversation, a Gallup executive tells how to create a succession plan that makes your company stronger.