Even the Leadership Playing Field

CLO Magazine

A 2012 research report from global leadership firm PDI Ninth House called “Can Women Executives Break the Glass Ceiling?” The report shows that 17 percent of senior executives are women, and among mid-level leaders and business unit heads, women comprise 28 percent and 20 percent of the groups, respectively (Figure 1). PDI Ninth House examined scores in several different competency areas for 6,000 male and female leaders at client organizations.

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Talent Development Strategies and Tips from Leading Organizations

eThink Education

An organization that offers ongoing opportunities for career growth and advancement, such as training that allows professionals to acquire new skills, breeds confident and competent team members that are loyal to your company, have bought in to your mission, and help support the goals of your business. Employee Focused — They empower their talent through teaching and mentoring at all levels.

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Eight Ways Learning Impacts Succession Planning

CLO Magazine

Succession management is one of the most important functions in business today. It ensures capable leaders are ready for critical roles, fosters business continuity, aids talent retention and can strengthen a company culture. Done right, succession management plans contribute to business wellness and build a solid foundation for ongoing success. Link the people strategy to the business strategy. Each organization’s business strategy is unique.

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Together Everyone Achieves More

CLO Magazine

Post-recession organizations have emerged into a new normal way of doing business. That scenario requires that learning departments find ways to develop leaders who understand their own roles, as well as their peers’ responsibilities and the broader business aspects. Not only are they practical and cost-effective, they develop participants while helping to break down silos between teams, which often leads to business success.

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