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succession planningnoun [U]

uk   us   HR, WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT
the process of finding suitable people and preparing them to replace important executives in an organization when these executives leave or retire : A lack of succession planning is the main reason so many family businesses break down.
succession plan
noun [C]
The company has a succession plan in place for the retirement of the chairman.
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