Sink or Swim: Setting First-time Leaders Up for Success

CLO Magazine

As Figure 2 shows, among the top reasons is that they were promoted as a reward for their technical expertise. In DDI’s “Finding the First Rung” study, we asked 1,130 front-line leaders, “How did you become a leader?” For a DDI study a few years ago, we asked more than 1,200 employees around the world what they thought about their managers. Great Leadership is Practiced One Conversation at a Time.

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Accelerate the Leadership Engine

CLO Magazine

But when it came to crafting a new leadership development program for the target group, whose members varied in terms of language skills and levels of expertise, it was time for a new approach. Working with Development Dimensions International (DDI), a talent management consulting company, Nissan’s HR team crafted a curriculum designed to provide the skills future leaders would need to be optimally effective and establish a common leadership vocabulary across functions and locations.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 1/8/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Leadership Forecast 2005-2006: Best Practices For Tomorrow's Global Leaders - DDI. Buoyed by media hype, popularity of Internet start-ups, and some interesting success stories, Weblogs (more commonly referred to as `blogs') are burgeoning across the Internet as a means to improve social conversation and networking. The top 10 technology trends affecting education in 2005 - The Philadelphia Inquirer. Blackboard's takeover of Web CT 9. Moodle. Web 2.0 The release of Open Office 2.0

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