Chapter 12. Growth Through Training/Executive Education


“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”

 --John Fitzgerald Kennedy, U.S. President & Author of Profiles in Courage

In an Acceleration Pool system, training plays an important role in helping pool members develop competencies and, to a lesser extent, in building organizational knowledge. Training also can strengthen an individual’s motivation and reinforce the organization’s vision and values.

In this chapter we will cover issues important to training people at all levels of an organization because all levels, including supervisors and individual contributors, can be represented in an Acceleration Pool. We recognize that the appropriateness of formal training declines as ...

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