Kevin S. Groves PhD

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Kevin S. Groves, PhD

In Dr. Kevin Groves' book, Winning Strategies, his approach to succession planning encompasses not just the CEO, but the entire leadership pipeline. Winning Strategies is the culmination of his work with healthcare organizations over the past 10 years to identify evidence-based succession management and talent development practices.

Dr. Groves' presentations engage and present clear and compelling evidence that talent management & succession planning capabilities are vital investments. Four case studies—Sutter Health, Kaiser Permanente, HCA, and the Cleveland Clinic—illustrate why healthcare organizations must implement Groves' Talent Management Capabilities for leadership development and continuity.

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  1. Executive Succession Best Practices (Executive Succession/Generational Planning)Learning Objectives
    • Discover the primary industry trends and challenges driving the healthcare industry’s need for greater development of succession management capabilities;
    • Learn about the incidence and quality of succession planning across hospitals and health systems;
    • Examine an evidence-based model of succession management and talent development best practices, including practical recommendations for (a) initiating a succession planning process and (b) enhancing an existing succession planning process;
    • Review success management and talent development best practices from numerous types of provider organizations, including for-profit (HCA), academic (Cleveland Clinic), private (Sutter Health), and fully integrated systems (Kaiser Permanente);
    • Evaluate your organization’s succession management and talent development practices using an evidence-based assessment tool (Talent Management Capabilities Assessment), and develop an action plan for your board and senior executive team; and
    • Learn a set of core talent management principles and corresponding best practice recommendations that effectively address the challenges facing healthcare organizations.
  2. Leading & Engaging a Multi-Generational Workforce: Assessing the Impact of Talent Management Best Practices (Employee Engagement)
    Learning Objectives
  • Learn a framework of Talent Management Capabilities that distinguishes high-performing hospital organizations;
  • Review a series of practical and evidence-based talent management practices for attracting, engaging, and retaining a multi-generational workforce;
  • Discover the impact of talent management and succession planning best practices on value-based purchasing metrics, including recently released performance data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS);
  • Examine the impact of best practices on key workforce performance metrics, including nursing turnover and employee engagement scores, and leadership development metrics, including leader benchstrength and internal/external hiring ratio for executive positions;
  • Learn the impact of best practices on leadership diversity metrics, including the percentage of executive and C-suite positions occupied by women and ethnic minorities;
  • Discover talent management and succession planning best practices from prominent national health systems; and
  • Learn strategies for applying the Talent Management Capabilities, including recommendations for policies, practices, and processes.
  1. Strategies for Influencing and Developing the Board via Talent Management Practices (Board Education & Governance)
    Learning Objectives

    • Learn practical strategies for elevating the strategic priority of talent management for senior executive teams and boards;
    • Discover methods for illustrating the looming retirement wave and impact on future healthcare leadership talent needs;
    • Examine best practices for conducting talent review sessions and assessing strategic talent pools;
    • Learn ways to benchmark your organization’s talent management practices against similar hospitals or health systems;
    • Develop strategies for communicating the ROI of your organization’s talent management capabilities;
    • Assess opportunities for aligning talent management practices with your organization’s diversity initiatives; and
    • Learn ways to meaningfully engage senior leadership teams in assessing and developing talent throughout your organization.

Kevin S. Groves, PhD, is President of Groves Consulting Group, LLC, and Associate Professor of Management at Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management. Supporting clients across multiple industry sectors, the firm focuses on developing evidence-based solutions that are anchored by rigorous research. A sample of his healthcare clients includes St. Joseph Health System, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, HCA, SCAN Health Plan, HealthStream, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, and Sutter Health.

Groves Consulting Group, LLC, supports businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies with leadership and organization development solutions, including 360-degree assessment tools, executive development program design and facilitation, succession planning systems, and high-potential identification and development practices.

An active speaker, Dr. Groves regularly delivers presentations, keynote addresses, and facilitates executive team sessions. Adopting a collaborative approach with clients, he delivers engaging presentations that integrate industry best practices from leading hospitals and health systems, rigorous research findings, and healthcare trends.

In Dr. Kevin Groves' book, Winning Strategies, his approach to succession planning encompasses not just the CEO, but the entire leadership pipeline. Winning Strategies is the culmination of his work with healthcare organizations over the past 10 years to identify evidence-based succession management and talent development practices. Much of the data comes from his Healthcare Talent Management Survey—a standard in the industry. Reinforced throughout is the imperative of presenting top leadership teams with clear, compelling evidence that talent management and succession planning capabilities are vital investments. Four case studies—Sutter Health, Kaiser Permanente, HCA, and the Cleveland Clinic—illustrate why healthcare organizations must implement Groves' Talent Management Capabilities for leadership development & continuity. Written for those seeking to establish, revitalize, or asses their organization's succession management and talent development practices, Winning Strategies will undoubtedly be a valuable resource for your team.

As an Associate Professor of Management at Pepperdine University's Graziadio School, Dr. Groves teaches a range of graduate courses including leadership competency development, organization design, organization development and change, and part-time MBA programs at the Malibu and West Los Angeles campuses. Prior to joining the Graziadio School faculty, Dr. Groves served as an Assistant Professor of Management and Director of the PepsiCo Leadership Center at California State University, Los Angeles. As Director, he managed a $1.45 million PepsiCo Foundation grant that served the leadership development needs of students, community members, and local business leaders. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Groves worked as a management consultant in the Strategy & Organization practice at Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson).

An active leadership scholar, Dr. Groves’ research is currently focused on talent management and succession planning practices, particularly the ROI of such practices across industry sectors. He conducts national benchmarking survey studies, including the semi-annual Healthcare Talent Management Survey, intensive case studies of organizations with exemplary talent management practices, and quantitative assessments of the financial impact of talent management best practices. Dr. Groves’ research is widely published in business, leadership, and healthcare management journals, including Health Care Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Group & Organization Management, Human Resource Development Quarterly, and many others. His book Winning Strategies examines talent management and succession planning best practices in healthcare delivery organizations, specifically the impact of these practices on hospitals’ clinical, financial, and workforce metrics. Published by Second River Healthcare in 2017.

Dr. Groves holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Business Administration from Eastern Washington University. He earned his master of arts (MA and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degrees in Organizational Behavior from Claremont Graduate University.