Bringing organizational strategies to life is the next step of the process. An action plan will address the following questions regarding each strategy:
Five Steps of Action Planning
Communicating the Process
This process may be a change to the organization. Because of this, it is important for leadership to be sensitive about the need to communicate this plan to staff early and often. Sharing the rationale for the program will help the whole organization understand the urgency of succession.
(Source: Rothwell, Effective Succession Planning, 1994)