NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
ERIC Number: EJ907750
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1744-6503
Defining Advancement Career Paths and Succession Plans: Critical Human Capital Retention Strategies for High-Performing Advancement Divisions
Croteau, Jon Derek; Wolk, Holly Gordon
International Journal of Educational Advancement, v10 n2 p59-70 Sep 2010
There are many factors that can influence whether a highly talented staff member will build a career within an institution or use it as a stepping stone. This article defines and explores the notions of developing career paths and succession planning and why they are critical human capital investment strategies in retaining the highest performers in advancement divisions. The article discusses how developing career paths and engaging in succession planning is a long-term human capital investment with a powerful return. The article will give advancement managers the rationale to develop career paths and succession plans for their highest performers and for sustaining high performance advancement divisions.
Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. Brunel Road, Houndmills, Bassingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 6XS, UK. Tel: +44-1256-357893; Fax: +44-1256-328339; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A