Summary of High-Impact Leadership Development (Part 3)

Best Practices for Building 21st-Century Leaders

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High-Impact Leadership Development (Part 3) book summary
To cure a serious shortage of leaders, turn to “high-impact leadership development.”


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What would General Electric have achieved without Jack Welch? Would Apple have triumphed without Steve Jobs? How strong would Microsoft have been without Bill Gates? These corporate legends prove the magnitude of a great leader’s impact. According to research with HR professionals, the biggest issue confronting today’s companies is a notable lack of leaders, a vexatious dilemma in a recessionary period. One way out of this predicament is leadership development – the subject of this excellent, comprehensive report by senior Bersin & Associates analysts Laci Loew and Stacia Sherman Garr. This is the final manual in a three-part series, and it provides an overview for corporate executives and L&D specialists. getAbstract recommends its detailed information about L&D best practices and trends to executives who manage – or aspire to manage – professional L&D programs that genuinely align with their organizations’ needs.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to apply six best practices for leadership development,
  • How to evaluate your L&D practices and
  • Which L&D trends matter to your firm.


The Cure for Today’s Shortage of Leaders
A shortage of strong leaders is a primary concern for modern organizations. The recession makes this problem even more unsettling. Many companies depend on internal learning and development (L&D) activities to plant new managers throughout their...
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Laci Loew and Stacia Sherman Garr are senior analysts at Bersin & Associates.

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    Marjorie Rossier 5 years ago
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    Marjorie Rossier 5 years ago
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