The Leadership Investment: How the World's Best Organizations Gain Strategic Advantage through Leadership Development

The Leadership Investment: How the World's Best Organizations Gain Strategic Advantage through Leadership Development

The Leadership Investment: How the World's Best Organizations Gain Strategic Advantage through Leadership Development

The Leadership Investment: How the World's Best Organizations Gain Strategic Advantage through Leadership Development

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This book is based on the authors' work with senior corporate executives, business academics, and principals in consulting firms that specialize in leadership development. It incorporates a decade of research conducted by Robert M. Fulmer with organizations such as Columbia University, the MIT Center for Organizational Learning, The College of William and Mary, American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), and American Productivity and Quality Center (APQC). It builds on Bob's previous work with Albert Vicere, Leadership by Design, and emphasizes the findings of two studies: a global best-practices study sponsored by APQC and ASTD (1998); and a subsequent study concerning the organizational development of leaders at all levels (1999). Marshall Goldsmith has been actively involved as a consultant to many of the best-practice partners through his work as founding director of Keilty, Goldsmith & Company (KGC), one of the world's leading leadership development firms. This work includes the conclusions of more than a decade of focus by Marshall concerning the characteristics that will be required for leadership in the future.

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