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Respond to the following:


  • What does succession planning entail and what are its essential steps?
  • Are there any disadvantages to using a nine-box grid ( ) for succession planning? Would you have any difficulty in categorizing anyone who reports or has reported to you into one of the boxes? If you never managed a team, think about employees you have worked with in the past and how you would categorize them.
  • Do you think most people frequently move from one box to another or do most people tend to stay in one box for long periods of their careers?

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