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Trouble with the Daily Double — What is succession planning?

Jeopardy! tried to find a new host to replace the late, great Alex Trebek — and it turned into a public display of the hiring process gone bad.
Late Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek is pictured in Jan. 2011; the show's production company Sony has struggled with a public and controversial replacement process for the host position. (Ben Hider/Getty Images)

Jeopardy! tried to find a new host to replace the late, great Alex Trebek — and it turned into a public display of the hiring process gone bad.

What is there to learn about how businesses can better hand off leadership roles, or as they might say on the show... what is succession planning?

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Paul Haavardsrud talks with someone who went through some very public difficulties when taking over for someone else — television news anchor Kevin Newman — and gets insight from human resources expert Carolin Rekar Munro.


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