At minimum, organizations need an emergency succession plan in place to support business continuity and mitigate the impact of talent emergencies (e.g. sudden departures). Use McLean & Company's Build an Emergency Succession Plan framework to:
- Assemble an emergency succession planning taskforce.
- Determine roles requiring successors.
- Select successors and document gaps.
- Outline the review and iteration process.
Use this job aid to support the development of an emergency succession plan.