Assessment & Succession

People are every organization’s greatest asset. Decisions about people should be as carefully thought out as any financial or operations strategy.

Our assessment and succession solutions provide organizations with a clear understanding of the talent they need, the talent they have, and how to close the gaps. It enables them to have the right people in the right place at the right time to successfully execute their business strategy.


Backed by 70 years of talent management practice, Korn Ferry’s scientific approach to leadership assessment enables organizations to invest more strategically in their people. By tapping into our vast talent database, we isolate the vital leadership attributes needed to succeed by industry, business function, job level, business challenge, strategy, or geographic market. We use world-class assessment tools, to deliver deep insights on how individuals and the entire enterprise talent pipeline stack up against these profiles. And we draw on Korn Ferry’s full range of people and organizational capabilities to close the gaps.

  • We take a “whole person” view. Our KF4D approach incorporates four dimensions - competencies, traits, drivers, and experiences - proven to be highly predictive of performance, engagement, retention, productivity, leadership effectiveness, and potential.
  • We are data driven. Our insights are drawn from a database of 4.9 million assessments.
  • We speak talent. Our global competency framework provides a common language of talent and maps to actionable development plans.
  • We are with you each step of the way. Our assessments cover every stage of the talent journey, from predicting leadership potential to testing immediate readiness for a specific role.
  • We have global scale and local knowledge. With 114 offices in 53 countries, we can scale our engagements to every client’s needs.




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