White Papers Archive
Future Trends in Leadership Development
The first section of the "Future Trends in Leadership Development" white paper focuses on the current environment and the challenge of developing leaders in an increasingly complex and uncertain world. The second looks in depth at four leadership development trends identified by interviewees and the emerging practices that could form the basis of future leadership development programs.
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Grooming Top Leaders
CCL researchers have identified five basic experiences that deliver valuable leadership learning. But our research from China, India, Singapore and the U.S. shows that some developmental experiences are more country-specific.
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Boundary Spanning Leadership
In a recent study by CCL, 86 percent of senior executives said it is "extremely important" to work across boundaries in their current leadership roles. Yet, only 7 percent of these executives believe they are currently "very effective" at doing so. Closing this gap is both a critical challenge and a transformative opportunity for leaders and organizations in today's business environment. This white paper explores why boundary spanning leadership matters and how to make it happen.
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Empathy in the Workplace: A Tool for Effective Leadership
Empathy is positively related to a manager's job performance, according to data from some 6,730 managers in 38 countries. This white paper unveils the detail of CCL's research in this field.
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Addressing the Leadership Gap in Healthcare
The healthcare sector is experiencing significant and rapid change, with more dramatic changes yet to come. This paper outlines the results and insights from a CCL study on leadership effectiveness, based on data taken from nearly 35,000 people working in the field.
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High-Potential Talent: A View from Inside the Leadership Pipeline
The leadership pipeline bends, turns and sometimes breaks as organizations identify who is "ready now" and who is "on track" for larger leadership roles. This paper looks at talent management among an organization's high-potential employees from an often-neglected perspective: The view from the pipe.
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Leadership Development in Africa: A Focus on Strengths
There is no doubt that Africa has great need for effective leadership. This paper highlights ways of developing talented leaders in Africa by strengthening leadership skills so that their organizations can improve business results and enjoy sustainable growth and prosperity.
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In today's volatile economy, innovation leadership matters more than ever. This paper focuses on innovation leadership and ways of cultivating it, building on the conclusions from a unique partnership between CCL and renowned design firm Continuum.
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The Leadership Challenge in the Energy Sector
In challenging times, energy companies must better target their leadership development initiatives. This paper outlines the results of a CCL analysis of leadership effectiveness, with data from more than 11,000 people working in the energy sector.
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