Ironically, while HR works diligently to address leadership development and succession planning for the rest of the business, its own talent pipeline is often neglected. At Aditya Birla Group--a global player in metals, cement, retail, textile, chemicals, telecom, financial services, and other sectors --this is not the case.
ABG provides a best-in-class example of how to build and sustain robust leadership pipeline for both the business and HR. This case study illustrates how ABG adds HR-specific programming to its standard leadership development approach. It describes ABG's processes for identifying high-potential HR managers, planning their HR careers and succession, and developing them to become HR leaders who act as catalysts for developing future line leaders ABG's businesses.