Many organizations today address career development and succession planning as a part of their overall human resources strategy. These components are included for a variety of reasons but can be driven by the needs of the company or the needs of individuals with a focus on retention. Write a persuasive essay with a focus on these topics and your belief about their relevance within an organization. Begin your essay with the qualification on the type of organization and industry that you will be addressing. Answer the following questions:
- Career development and succession planning are important components of an organization’s strategic plan. Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?
- In your opinion, what could be the impact of not having a succession plan in an organization?
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