Succession Planning

Promoting Organizational Sustainability

Editors: Gordon, Pamela A., Overbey, Julie A. (Eds.)

  • Explores succession planning across today’s key disciplines: business, education, and healthcare
  • Provides a multi-faceted view of succession planning from three lenses: commercial, government, and non-profit 
  • Chapters include active research, broad literature reviews, and conceptual frameworks. 
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About this book

This book examines current research related to succession planning strategies and tactics. The authors compare and contrast the rationale and processes needed for effective and efficient succession planning. This is a comprehensive endeavor exploring succession planning across today’s key disciplines: business, education, and healthcare. Succession planning is examined from the commercial, government, and non-profit lens. The book features active research, broad literature reviews, and examines conceptual frameworks. From this valuable contribution to succession planning research, readers will receive a thorough assessment of the theoretical foundations of succession planning and ethical considerations for sustainable leadership.

About the authors

Pamela A. Gordon is a senior research fellow for the Global Business Research Center at University of Phoenix, USA. Her work has been published in Sage Research Methods, Journal of Business Case Studies, and Journal of the Academy for Advancement of Business Research, among others.
Julie A. Overbey is the Lead Faculty Area Chair for the University of Phoenix Doctor of Management program. Her work has been published in the Leadership & Organization Development Journal.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Developing Sustainable Leadership Through Succession Planning

    Bottomley, Kevin S.

    Pages 1-10

  • Literature Review of Succession Planning Strategies and Tactics

    Weisblat, Irina A.

    Pages 11-22

  • Succession Planning for Large and Small Organizations: A Practical Review of Professional Business Corporations

    Johnson, Rick D. (et al.)

    Pages 23-40

  • Succession Planning Management

    Keller, Joseph

    Pages 41-48

  • Succession Planning in Non-Profit Healthcare Organizations

    Richins, Suzanne Moss

    Pages 49-61

Buy this book

eBook £79.50
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-72532-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £99.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-72531-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Succession Planning
Book Subtitle
Promoting Organizational Sustainability
Editors
  • Pamela A. Gordon
  • Julie A. Overbey
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-72532-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-72532-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-72531-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 242
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