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Strategic fit framework of succession planning: effects on career attitudes and career success
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Umeå School of Business and Economics (USBE), Business Administration.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8185-6879
2015 (English)In: International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, ISSN 1465-6612, E-ISSN 1741-5160, Vol. 15, no 2/3/4, 233-257 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This study proposes a framework for aligning business strategy and succession planning and assesses the impact of the degree of fit on employee career attitudes and perceptions. Using configurational perspective of strategic human resource management, this study develops a strategic fit framework of succession planning. The framework of succession planning includes four kinds of configurations among strategy, organisational structure and succession planning culture that lead to positive career attitudes and a higher perception of career success among employees. Gathering data from 152 employees within 23 enterprise agencies, the paper empirically validates the developed framework. Results suggest perception of with the promotion process.

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2015. Vol. 15, no 2/3/4, 233-257 p.
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succession planning, strategic HRM, strategic fit, career attitudes, career success, business strategy, job plateau, appraisal, reward, promotion, employee satisfaction
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Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-111195DOI: 10.1504/IJHRDM.2015.071167OAI: diva2:867927
Available from: 2015-11-07 Created: 2015-11-07 Last updated: 2016-03-22Bibliographically approved

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