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- In the intro, briefly describe the idea of lateral entry.
- In the body, mention the advantages such as domain expertise and specialisation, dealing with the shortage of personnel, change in organisation culture etc. In the challenges mention internal resistance, difference in organisational values, conflict of interest issues, lack of interest from the potential talent due to criteria etc.
- Conclude by mentioning the need to relax the criteria for the entry to attract outside talent.