Appendix AResearch Methodology for the Global Leader of the Future Project

Cathy Greenberg, Alastair Robertson, Maya Hu-Chan, and Marshall Goldsmith have made an ongoing commitment to building knowledge around the future of executive leadership with a global scope. As part of this commitment, a multiple-method research plan was created that would span two years of knowledge acquisition. The plan used a four-stage process for knowledge development: assess data, generate knowledge, embed knowledge, and transfer knowledge. An overview of each phase is given below.

Phases of Knowledge Development

Phase One: Assess

The first phase of knowledge development about global leadership involved assessing the current state of knowledge. This roughly one-year ...

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