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Even the Leadership Playing Field

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2012 research report from global leadership firm PDI Ninth House called “Can Women Executives Break the Glass Ceiling?” PDI Ninth House examined scores in several different competency areas for 6,000 male and female leaders at client organizations. Bobbie Little is director of worldwide executive coaching services for PDI Ninth House, a global leadership company.

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Eight Ways Learning Impacts Succession Planning

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Global leadership company PDI Ninth House used this “maturity model” approach in research it conducted with Bersin & Associates in 2012, which examined the maturity of companies’ high potential development programs. For example, in an organization focusing on international expansion, country managers are pivotal. Esterline worked with PDI Ninth House to create a virtual assessment program that includes online instruments, surveys and simulations, plus development suggestions and just-in-time learning video modules. Development plays a key role.

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Together Everyone Achieves More

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For example: • First-level leaders: When choosing a problem for a team of first-level leaders, it’s important to identify issues their managers care about. For example, a team might come together to create guidelines to optimize global virtual team performance. For example, they need to optimize workflows across boundaries, or improve an organization’s ability to connect to the marketplace, or solve problems associated with product development and rollout. Post-recession organizations have emerged into a new normal way of doing business.