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Strategies for Healthcare Organizations in Succession Planning

  • Tony Ray Ruffin
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Abstract

Succession planning is a professional stratagem that is gaining considerable attention in the healthcare arena. As research grows, understanding the phenomenon is essential for effective leadership performance in healthcare organizations (HCOs). The goals are to identify common themes and strategies for best practices in the twenty-first century to educate and assist potential, current, and future leaders in HCOs using succession planning for continued growth and future development. With the fluctuating environment within healthcare, leaders require practical plans and programs to sustain growth. Succession planning offers the opportunity over time to develop essential personnel into high-performing and valuable assets through the strategic application process. Succession planning needs talented employees to lead HCOs to success. The chapter focuses on reviewing succession planning strategies for leaders in HCOs.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tony Ray Ruffin
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    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
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  1. 1.University of PhoenixTempeUSA
  2. 2.Colorado Technical UniversityColorado SpringsUSA
  3. 3.Grand Canyon UniversityPhoenixUSA
  4. 4.Ashford UniversitySan DiegoUSA
  5. 5.North Carolina Wesleyan CollegeGoldsboroUSA

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