Linkage Inc's Best Practices in Leadership Development Handbook / Edition 2

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Overview

Praise for Linkage Inc.'s Best Practices in Leadership Development Handbook

"This book has captured high-impact, state-of-the-art approaches to developing leaders and provides innovative, new ideas that leadership development professionals can immediately put to use."
Tim Fidler, worldwide director, Global Education and Training, Colgate-Palmolive Company

"This book captures some of the most unique and fascinating best-practices out there. The book provides an incredible variety of examples to learn from and shares great perspectives to help you adapt those learnings to your own leadership development efforts."
Albert A. Vicere, president, Vicere Associates, Inc.; Executive Education Professor of Strategic Leadership, Smeal College of Business,The Pennsylvania State University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470195673
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/6/2009
  • Series: J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 4.20 (d)

Meet the Author

David Giber is a senior vice president at Linkage Inc. and designs leadership programs for organizations world wide.

Samuel M. Lam is the president of Linkage Asia.

Marshall Goldsmith is a prominent coach, speaker, and educator.

Justin Bourke is a program manager at Linkage.

Linkage Inc. is a global organizational development company that specializes in leadership development. We provide clients around the globe with integrated solutions that include strategic consulting services, customized leadership development and training experiences, tailored assessment services, and benchmark research. Linkage's mission is to connect high performing leaders and organizations to the futures they want to create.

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Table of Contents

Figures, Tables, and Exhibits.

Foreword (Warren Bennis).

Introduction (David Giber).

PART ONE: DEFINING LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.

1 Context, Culture, and Complexities: Best Practices Versus Best Fit.

2 Helping People Achieve Their Goals.

3 Assessing the Leader.

4 Leadership Development and Organizational Strategy.

5 Developing the Innovative Leader.

6 Developing Leaders in a Global Landscape.

7 Investing in Women: Why It Is Critical for Companies in the Twenty-First Century.

PART TWO: BEST PRACTICES IN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.

8 McKesson.

9 Yahoo!

10 Johnson & Johnson.

11 Cisco: Collaborative Leadership.

12 Department of Treasury and Finance, Victoria, Australia: Creating High-Performing Teams.

13 Macy’s.

14 Bank of America: Executive On-Boarding.

15 Humana: Advancing Strategy and Building Culture Through Leadership Development.

16 Dell.

17 Land O’Lakes: Leadership Edge Case Study.

18 PricewaterhouseCoopers: A Global Leadership Development Program for High-Potential Staff.

Appendix: Global Survey—How Organizations Practice Leadership.

Sources.

Index.

About the Editors.

About Linkage Inc.

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