• Published April 16, 2024
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4 Ways That Scaling Leadership Development Powers Engagement, Retention, and ROI

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Creating Competitive Leadership Advantage

We live in an era of constant change. Organizations must become increasingly agile to adapt to the accelerating disruption. And one of the most critical drivers of organizational success is effective leadership at all levels — not just at the top.

To create the engagement and productivity required for this level of performance, leaders need to inspire others, drive innovation, collaborate across boundaries, and create an environment of psychological safety and inclusion. But these leadership skills don’t simply emerge and spread throughout the organization. It takes focused effort and intentional strategy to optimize the leadership talent organizations need today and in the future.

Building these needed skills, from the top to the bottom of your organization, can feel like an impossible task. How can you possibly get quality development into the hands of all employees?

The answer is by implementing a leadership development initiative that can be scaled. A scalable leadership development program is one that can easily be adapted and executed across an organization, regardless of its size or structure.

When implemented effectively and comprehensively, leadership development has the potential to grow individuals and transform the entire organization from being one that merely meets its objectives into one that excels. And having a competitive leadership advantage not only raises the organization’s level of leadership capacity, it helps develop and maintain a healthy leadership pipeline.

4 Keys to Increase Effectiveness, Reduce Turnover, and Build a Pipeline of Future Leaders

Our white paper explores both the direct benefits (program-specific outcomes) and the indirect benefits (including engagement, retention, and attractiveness to potential employees) of a well-designed development program.

  1. Facilitate organizational alignment.
  2. Enhance the organization’s change readiness.
  3. Promote equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).
  4. Strengthen leadership pipelines.

Download our white paper today and start your journey toward building a stronger talent pipeline through scalable development that supports engagement, retention, and ROI.

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  • Published April 16, 2024
  • 2 Minute Read

Based on Research by

Stephen Jeong
Stephen Jeong
Senior People Scientist

Stephen is a former U.S. Naval Nuclear Electrical Technician turned industrial-organizational (I/O) psychologist. He specializes in people and organizational measurement, leading-edge leader analytics, and the design and validation of new assessment products and services aimed at improving organizational performance.

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The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)® is a top-ranked, global, nonprofit provider of leadership development and a pioneer in the field of global leadership research. We know from experience how transformative remarkable leaders really can be.

Over the past 50 years, we’ve worked with organizations of all sizes from around the world, including more than 2/3 of the Fortune 1000. Our hands-on development solutions are evidence-based and steeped in our work with hundreds of thousands of leaders at all levels.