Building Leaders: How Successful Companies Develop the Next Generation / Edition 1

Building Leaders: How Successful Companies Develop the Next Generation / Edition 1

by Jay A. Conger, Beth Benjamin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787944696

ISBN-13: 9780787944698

Pub. Date: 06/11/1999

Publisher: Wiley

Base your leadership development programs on proven-to-work techniques. In Building Leaders, authors Conger and Benjamin examine the very best practices of American and foreign companies to present a comprehensive plan for developing leadership talent at every organizational level. Here, readers will find an in-depth presentation of the specific skill sets that

Overview

Base your leadership development programs on proven-to-work techniques. In Building Leaders, authors Conger and Benjamin examine the very best practices of American and foreign companies to present a comprehensive plan for developing leadership talent at every organizational level. Here, readers will find an in-depth presentation of the specific skill sets that individual managers need in order to lead. They'll also discover which organizational values promote leadership, examine successful strategic interventions, and see what a successful leadership plan looks like. Equally illuminating is the section on plans that are destined to fail, along with the section on the future of leadership that shows readers how to design development programs that are most likely to last.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787944698
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/11/1999
Series:
J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Series, #27
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

The Authors.

The New Imperative: Building Effective Leaders Throughout the Company.

OUT OF THE CLASSROOM, INTO THE TRENCHES: EVALUATING APPROACHES TO CORPORATE LEADRERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.

Developing the Individual Leader.

How National Australia Bank Develops Leaders.

Socializing Company Vision and Values.

How Federal Express and PepsiCo Socialize Vision and Values.

Strategic Leadership Initiatives.

Ernst Young's Leadership 2000 Strategic Leadership Initiative.

THE FUTURE IS NOW: BUILDING TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY LEADERS.

Action Learning: The New Paradigm for Leadership Development.

What Matters: Competencies for the New Century.

References.

Index.

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