Leadership pipeline drying up: Conference Board

Board's first HR metrics survey finds profession needs to focus on talent development
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 06/29/2006

Canadian organizations do not have the bench strength they need to replace their current senior executives who are nearing retirement, according to the inaugural Conference Board of Canada survey on human resources metrics.

“Leadership succession and development is the number one talent-management priority for Canadian organizations responding to the survey,” said Ruth Wright, senior research associate, and author of

The Strategic Value of People: Human Resources Trends and Metrics