Making the right talent management decisions requires a specific understanding of what talent management actually is and does. The goal of a talent management program is to create a highly responsive, high-performing, sustainable organization that meets business targets. Succession management is an integral component. Research into the complex topic of succession management has revealed a theme that has set new standards for the way organizations develop and move talent. Talent mobility is a dynamic internal process for moving talent from role to role at the leadership, professional, and operational levels.