The Business Case for Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

However, a DDI analysis of longitudinal data from one leadership development program offers useful evidence to CLOs charged with making a case to CEOs or senior executives. Even more important is how the change in leader behavior in 43 companies affected important business metrics (Figure 1). Identifying metrics and showing the bottom-line impact improves standing as a trusted partner for the business and paves the way for investment in your leaders — and the organization’s future.

We Must Address the Leadership Strategy Mortality Rate

CLO Magazine

Leadership readiness is low and declining, according to two consecutive Global Leadership Forecast studies from DDI — 2011 and 2015. Editor’s note: Author works for DDI.] You won’t be able to measure everything, so choose the few make-or-break metrics that most readily demonstrate that growth — not just learning activity — is happening. Right now, somewhere in a sunny boardroom, a leadership strategy is being born.

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Stepping Up to the ROI Challenge

CLO Magazine

According to the “Global Leadership Forecast 2014-15,” conducted by The Conference Board and DDI, 81 percent of people who report to a trained leader said they were more engaged in their jobs. Even more important is how the change in leader behavior in 43 companies affected important business metrics. Jack J. Phillips is the chairman, and Patti P. Phillips is president and CEO of the ROI Institute.

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The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

For example: OpenSesame , BizLibrary , Grovo , Coursera , Lynda , EdX and instructor-based training providers such as Wilson Learning , DDI and Achieve Global. Noteworthy vendors focused on these capabilities include Training Orchestra , GP Strategies , Metrics That Matter , Google Analytics and Visier. Long ago, I decided to hang a poster on my college room wall, featuring a quote from an unknown source: “If you can’t beat them, join them — then beat them.”

Dive In

CLO Magazine

DDI supported this when it said only 40 percent of leaders report that their leadership quality is high, and only 15 percent have a strong leadership bench. Results orientation: What financial metrics did you prioritize to assess performance achievement?

Free L&D webinars for March 2020

Limestone Learning

Global Leadership Consultant at DDI, you’ll learn ideas and practical tactics to build effective development experiences that will flex to the changing needs of your frontline managers and your organization. How to use ROI metrics to make a strong business case for investing in sales training. “ Stem, bloom, plant ” by Luis Rodriguez is licensed by Pixabay. Did you enjoy having an extra day in February? Did it help you catch up with all those projects?