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Effective Succession Planning in Construction Companies

Abstract Human resources have always been the most critical factor in the construction industry, and now, with a historic generation entering the age of retirement, the construction industry needs to place greater effort in preparing for the succession of their most important of human resource, their leaders. A significant body of research has shown that succession planning minimizes the negative effects that come with leadership transition; however, little research has focused specifically on the construction industry. The majority of construction companies are family owned or have small pools of potential successors, which make them more susceptible to the negative impacts that occur with poor planning for succession. The objective of this researc... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Perrenoud, Anthony (Author) / Sullivan, Kenneth T (Advisor) / Badger, William (Committee member) / Schleifer, Thomas (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Engineering / Management / Human Resources / Leadership Transition / Predecessor / Succession Planning / Successor
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 125 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Construction 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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