10 Conclusion


From reading this book, you have discovered that leadership development is a complex, slow, and ongoing process. Yet the very survival of an organization depends on its commitment and ability to develop leaders at all levels.

Although formal training programs will continue as the core of a leadership development program, more leadership development occurs (and will continue to occur) within the context of work. As part of that context, top leaders, including CEOs, are taking active roles in developing the next generation of leaders. Furthermore, organizations must develop leadership competencies that are in alignment with the business strategy and goals. At the same time, development plans and their associated activities and ...

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