To most employees, executives appear to live a world far removed from the reality of the day to day however, a considerable body of research has explored the fact that an executive leadership team strongly aligned with one another and the company mission is paramount to organizational success and productivity. Effective executive development is a constant need among organizations, but that reality has left some organizations struggling. Other companies have embraced c-level development through a collaborative and multi-layer approach that relies on methods like coaching and peer advisory. Unlike more typical training and development programs, a non-traditional approach recognizes that fostering a culture of constant knowledge sharing and knowledge transfer among the executive team ensures alignment and cooperation.
Thus, a team of leaders makes organizational decisions, rather than individual leaders acting within their roles. Furthermore, research has found that the adoption of a non-traditional method of executive development increases organizational trust and openness, decreases departmental silos, and improves performance management and innovation across the organization as a whole.
We will address the structure of a non-traditional executive development approaches plus:
Determine how such an approach affects the performance metrics, accountability and ROI of executive leaders.
Determine the barriers of such a strategy and executable ways organizations can build their own multi-layered, collaborative approach to augment executive development and improve their bench strength.