Accelerating Leadership Development: Practical Solutions for Building Your Organization's Potential

  • 4h 57m
  • Jocelyn Bérard
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2013

Many organizations today are facing a crisis of leadership. As the Baby Boomer generation exits the workforce, companies are struggling to find qualified leaders to fill critical roles. Accelerating Leadership Development offers solutions for leadership development, management, and retention from award-winning development firm Global Knowledge.

Accelerating Leadership Development provides a proven model to help companies develop high-potential employees with the competencies and knowledge capital to assume critical roles successfully. It includes practical and rigorous tools that enable organizations to identify targets and predict those targets' success with six measurable factors. With this proven development system, companies can develop a pipeline of ready leaders with high levels of engagement and retention.

  • Features actionable, effective principles and strategies for leadership development using a results-oriented framework
  • Chapters address communication and delegation strategies, effective feedback models, shifting of responsibility and accountability to direct reports, and contemporary coaching and development approaches
  • Based on in-depth research and client interactions from one of the most prominent names in workforce development

For any business that experiences a leadership failure or a lack of qualified leaders for vital positions, the consequences can be devastating. This practical and effective guide to leadership development offers real solutions for long-term excellence.

About the Author

Jocelyn Bérard is Vice-President Leadership and Business Solutions, International, for Global Knowledge. He has worked in the leadership and talent management field for twenty-five years, with clients in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. His business unit at Global Knowledge focuses on research and intervention initiatives with organizations to develop their leaders and improve their talent management. A sought-after speaker, Bérard has presented at numerous HR associations in Canada, Europe and the United States, including CSTD, HRPA, CRHA and SHRM, and is a frequent speaker at Global Knowledge Executive Speaker Series events.

In this Book

  • Accelerating Leadership Development—Practical Solutions For Building Your Organization’s Potential
  • Introduction—The Business Performance Framework
  • The Leadership Success Profile
  • Identifying Leadership Potential
  • Diagnosing Development Needs
  • Prescribing Development Solutions
  • Ensuring and Reviewing Development
  • Leaders as Coaches
  • Motivate for Full Engagement
  • Communicate, Communicate, Communicate
  • Delegate Deliberately and Provide Feedback
  • Influential Leadership
  • Align for Results
  • From Doing to Leading, and Other Leadership Transitions
  • Onboarding
  • Contemporary Development Solutions
  • Conclusion
  • References


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