Resources: “Success in Succession” video, “Succession Planning Risk – On the Horizon?” article, and “Succession Planning Template” website.

Research Quest Diagnostics online.

  • Find and click the Our Company site to review the Management Team.
  • Find and click the News & Events site to review Press Releases of the following dates:
    • October 1, 2014
    • July 17, 2013
    • April 17, 2013
    • February 11, 2013
    • October 11, 2012

Create a succession plan that considers vacancy readiness and transition risks for the next President and CEO. Consider internal candidates and external candidates in your research.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word succession plan in Microsoft® Word in the third person voice.

Format your succession plan consistent with APA guidelines.

Use at least a minimum of three in-text citation sources within your paper and they must be identified in your APA correctly formatted References page.

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