Why Conduct Strategic Workforce Planning?



APQC engaged in a research project, Strategic Workforce Planning: Best and Next Practices, to uncover key themes, lessons learned, and advice from best-practice organizations for strategic workforce plan development and implementation. One of the first areas of exploration for the research was understanding the catalyst for strategic workforce planning at the best-practice organizations. This article provides details and examples for why the best-practice organizations profiled in this research project conduct strategic workforce planning.