Approaches to Leadership Development
Once you’ve identified your MVPs and your high-potential staff, the greater challenge begins. How are you going to develop them? How are you going to ensure that they continue to perform at consistently high levels and, more important, that they remain challenged and capable of taking on broader roles within the organization? This chapter looks at approaches to development taken by major, successful organizations and considers the contributions of coaching.
In the past, companies often regarded coaching as a way to “fix” people when they had performance issues. Coaching was often used as a last-ditch effort to improve a person’s performance and if this did not happen, then the individual was ...

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