Analysis Of Talent Management And Succession Planning In The Iranian Educational System, From The Views Of Secondary School Principals

Document Type : Quantitative Research Paper


Institute for Research and Planning in Higher Education


In today's competitive world, a key factor for educational institutions success is the talent management and succession planning of human resources. The purpose of this quantitative study was to analyze the talent management and succession planning in the Iranian educational system, from the views of secondary school principals. The Data were collected from127 principals (by conducting Cochran's formula), by use of a questionnaire. The collected data were analyzed descriptively and inferentially by using SPSS/Windows. The findings revealed that the score of four of seven dimensions of succession planning and three of five dimensions of talent management were less than the middle of scale spectrum. The findings of comparative analyses showed differences and similarities on respondents' views regarding current status talent management and Succession planning dimensions in educational system. According to the results some recommendations were suggested to reach to the proper and desirable status of talent management and succession planning.


  • Receive Date: 28 June 2022
  • Revise Date: 05 February 2023
  • Accept Date: 22 February 2023
  • First Publish Date: 22 February 2023