Developing Sustainable Leadership Through Succession Planning

  • Kevin S. Bottomley


The author introduces the concept of sustainable leadership as an interdisciplinary method to accomplish succession planning. It is proposed that both sustainable leadership and succession planning are long-term strategies employed by leaders in organizations. For sustainable leadership to become part of the culture within an organization the leaders must incorporate these concepts into staff training and leadership development activities. The chapter contains vignettes to help clarify specific points. Finally, the concept of sustainable leadership provides a framework for leaders to develop specific strategies and tactics to address the long-term needs of the organization.


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  • Kevin S. Bottomley
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  1. 1.School of Advanced Studies, University of PhoenixTempeUSA

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