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    American Association of Blacks in Energy

    33rd Annual Conference

    Leadership Development at Southern Company

    Marsha Sampson Johnson

    SVP Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer

    May 20, 2010

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    Premier Energy Company Serving the Southeast

    Southern Nuclear

    Southern Power

    SouthernLINC Wireless

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    Attractive Investment

    4.4 million customers

    #149 on Fortune 500 list

    History of sustainable, predictable growth

    Strong financial performance

    #1 ranked, nine years in a row, electric service provider in

    customer satisfaction by ACSI

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    Business Results

    Southern Style

    Competencies

    Leadership

    Strong Culture

    25,000 + employees strong

    Long-tenured workforce

    Cultural Tenets

    Safety & Wellness

    Southern Style

    Inclusion

    2010 Diversity Inc. Top Company

    Top 10 Employers for Blacks

    One of 25 Noteworthy Companies

    2010 Top Military Friendly Companies (9th out of 100)

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    Business Results

    Southern Style

    Competencies

    Leadership

    Employees: 25,584

    Management 3600

    Professional 8800

    Non-Exempt 5000

    Craft Labor 8000

    75% male / 25% female

    77% non-minority / 23% minority

    Average Service: 18 years

    Average Age: 46 years

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    Leadership Development A Business Priority

    Drivers

    Industry

    Complexity

    Changing

    Workforce

    Culture

    of Inclusion

    Recruitment &

    Retention of Talent

    Environmental regulation Infrastructure expansion

    Cost pressure

    Retirements across all levels of leadership

    Multiple generations working together Female & minority representation

    Leveraging differences for innovation Changing employee expectations

    Increasing rate of change need rapid response

    Tightening labor market Realities of a mobile workforce

    Todays employees expect development

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    Leadership at All Levels

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    Development at All Levels

    First-Level Managers

    Managers of Managers

    Executives

    Emerging TalentHigh potential identification Talent reviews

    Leadership development programs Projects, assignments, job rotations

    Internal & external training

    Coaching & mentoring

    Internal leadership training for new managers

    Leadership development programs

    Cross-system moves, special assignments/projects

    Coaching & mentoring

    Senior Leadership Development Program (SLDP) University-based leadership training

    Cross-system moves, special assignments/projects

    Coaching & mentoring

    Leadership training usually university-based programs System assignments

    Coaching & mentoring

    All Employees Internal & external training (online & classroom)

    Tuition Reimbursement Program

    Projects, assignments

    Coaching & mentoring

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    Strong Foundational Skills

    - Drive/ambition - Understands organization culture- Strong interpersonal skills - Adapts to change

    - Presence - Learns and applies new skills

    - Resilience

    Future Role CapabilityDemonstrates potential to move to the next leadership level and achieve

    expectations.

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    Distinguished Performance

    -Technically competent- Embraces company values

    - Consistently achieves results over time

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    Leadership Competencies

    Adapting & Responding to Change

    Critical Thinking

    Deciding & Initiating Action

    Entrepreneurial & Commercial Thinking

    Formulating Strategies & Concepts

    Leading & Supervising

    Persuading & Influencing

    Planning & Organizing

    Relating & Networking

    Cultural Competence

    Technical Competence

    Delivering Results

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    MANAGERIAL LEVEL: First-Level Manager

    EMPLOYEE: J.K. Sample

    Low Low-Mid Mid-Range High-Mid High

    COMPETENCIES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

    Adapting & Responding to Change Critical Thinking

    Deciding & Initiating Action Entrepreneurial & Commercial

    Formulating Strategies

    Leading & Supervising

    Persuading & Influencing Planning & Organizing

    Relating & Networking Blue range is Southern Company benchmark range for first-level manager

    Black dots are J.K. Samples actual results

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    Career & Development Planning Partnership

    DevelopmentEmployee

    AspirationsCompany

    Needs

    Identify whats required Assess current capabilities

    Develop plan to close gaps & leverage strengths

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    Putting it All Together

    Business Results

    Southern Style

    Competencies

    Leadership

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