Succession Planning


This report describes how state and local governments use succession planning as a an integral part of their strategy to attract, engage, and retain employees.

Elizabeth Kellar, Amber Snowden, Christine Becker
Publication date:
October 2017
Filed under:
Case Studies, Research Studies
Key findings:
The key takeaways include:
  • The role of leadership is essential in driving change and building trust, especially when budgets are tight;
  • By investing in people, the organization sends a clear message that people are valued; and
  • Sustained commitment is the key to building a talent pipeline.
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