Accelerating Succession Readiness
Keba Gordon, Global Head of Learning & Leadership Development, Whirlpool
Innovation and growth strategies are dependent on a healthy talent pipeline of leaders that are ready to lead in emerging and mature markets. This dual challenge is creating an urgency to accelerate readiness for next level roles. The complexity and speed of succession readiness has forced global organizations to re-think their approach to building strong, flexible pipelines at every level. This session will focus on insights and lessons learned along Whirlpool’s journey: To build a recognizably differentiated, diverse, and ready now leadership pipeline to drive the future of our business.
Key topics/take-ways include:
• Insights that drove us to re-think our approach to accelerating succession readiness
• Design principles that we now used to build all leadership development programs
• Highlights from new high potential programs that were piloted in 2016