The best football teams do not park their star players on the bench. Your top executives are your star players. Now, make them play ball: Deploy their expertise by involving them in teaching and training. Learning expert Edward Betof describes how companies can create “leaders-as-teachers” programs, sharing the knowledge of their senior executives, top managers and in-house experts, and, thus, fully benefiting from their top people’s expertise and savvy. Having served for 10 years as chief learning officer for Becton, Dickinson and Company, a leading medical technology company, Betof speaks with an insider’s informed perspective. He made this program work in the trenches. getAbstract believes his book is well suited for learning and development officers, and for others who want to put teaching and learning at the core of their companies’ success.
In this summary, you will learn
- What a “leaders-as-teachers” program is,
- What benefits it delivers, and
- How to develop and implement a leaders-as-teachers program in your firm.
About the Author
Edward Betof is the director of the University of Pennsylvania’s doctoral program for chief learning officers. He was vice president and chief learning officer at Becton, Dickinson and Company, and a member of the American Society for Training and Development board.
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