Summary of High-Impact Leadership Development (Part 1)

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Leadership development is critically important to organizations in today’s extraordinary state of flux. To nail down the most relevant learning and development (L&D) research data and analysis in this changing environment, Bersin & Associates, a prominent consulting company, developed a three-part report on leadership development, talent management and other related topics. In part one of this study, summarized here, senior Bersin analyst Laci Loew expertly reports the findings of the firm’s proprietary research, analyzes this information and discusses how firms should leverage the latest L&D trends. getAbstract believes this report accurately recounts how the L&D industry assesses its best practices and recommends it to corporate professionals who must implement strategic leadership development.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why companies need learning and development (L&D) that aligns with their goals,
  • How to measure the main benefits of leadership development, and
  • How the Bersin Impact Measurement Framework helps companies assess L&D programming.

About the Author

Laci Loew is a Bersin & Associates senior analyst with more than 20 years of experience in talent management. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies on a wide variety of initiatives.



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