High Potential Development

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Will Your Future Leaders be Ready When You Need Them?

Blog | Author: Michelle Kozin | Source: HCI | Published: 2 days ago

Who are your up-and-coming leaders? And are they ready?

Highly functioning and successful organizations foster leaders at all levels. Yet – for typical companies – only 17% of leadership investments actually go toward the development of first- and second-level leaders, with the rest targeted exclusively at executives. By neglecting growth opportunities for their future leaders, organizations risk not only their ability to operate efficiently, but perhaps their competitive edge as well.

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9 Reasons Leadership Development Fails

Blog | Author: Fabio Malagisi | Source: HCI | Published: May 18, 2015

Leadership development programs have grown in popularity over the years. It seems that all companies crave leaders and many are turning to formal leadership development programs as a means to develop talent. Proceed with caution however, as this is an easy idea to come up with but difficult, potentially expensive and definitely time consuming to execute. When it works, it can be a great success, however often these efforts turn into fancy websites vs true development mechanisms. Below are my top reasons why leadership development programs fail. 

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Compete and Connect: Developing Globally Competent Leaders

Blog | Author: Nancy Tannenbaum, UNC Executive Development | Source: HCI | Published: May 15, 2015

The importance of globally competent leaders is recognized by the vast majority of organizations, but few have a strategy to provide the training needed to compete globally, according to a new study by the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and the Human Capital Institute.

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Infographic: Developing Global Leaders

Blog | Author: Jenna Filipkowski | Source: HCI | Published: May 14, 2015

HCI and UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School's research sought to understand the importance of global competence for today's leaders and how organizations were developing it. The survey was completed by 323 HR and L&D professionals in early 2015.

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Money, Time and Talent Wasted: The Downfall of HR Silos

Blog | Author: Andrew Bateman | Source: HCI | Published: April 24, 2015
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I heard an HR success story the other day, or at least it started out that way. A friend who is a risk engineering consultant at a global insurance company was recounting a development program he attended, and the benefits of participation. He was able to network with peers from across the organization in an authentic way, and during the course of the program, he met several individuals with specialized knowledge that he plans to leverage to support his work in the company. 

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Developing Emerging Leaders through Internal Coaching

Keynote Video | Presented By: Theodora Fitzsimmons, PhD, Daniel Durham | Published: April 13, 2015
As we continue to ask leaders to do more with less, and the skills and capabilities for success shift, creating programs to support emerging leaders and executives is of the utmost importance. One proven activity is coaching, but this typically ... Read more
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The Seven Signposts of High Potential Leaders

White Paper | Source: Korn Ferry Institute | Published: April 6, 2015
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How can organizations predict who will become a successful future leader? After all, simply measuring a person’s current job performance is a bedeviling undertaking. And none of us have the ability to see into the future. The ... Read more
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