Chapter 2


Why the Leaders-as- Teachers Approach Works

Six Strategic Organizational Benefits


Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other —John F. Kennedy.

The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is now—Chinese proverb.


What's Inside This Chapter?

This chapter describes how the leaders-as-teachers approach supports an organization's business agenda. It includes a short case study of BD's implementation experience and an in-depth examination of the six key business benefits of using a leaders-as-teachers approach as part of your corporate learning strategy. These business benefits include

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