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Developing Leaders at All Levels

  • ID: 42705
  • April 2000
  • 94 pages
  • American Productivity & Quality Center, APQC
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Can anyone become a leader?

While history chronicles the lives of well-known leaders such as Abraham
Lincoln, Alexander the Great, and Winston Churchill, most of us realize that
our lives will not be studied by school children in the years to come. But we all commit small acts of leadership that impact our work, family, and friends on a daily basis. In today’s fast-paced, rapidly changing business environment, tapping into and developing the leadership skills of each member of your organization is key to success. Whether it’s an administrative assistant finding a more efficient way to handle correspondence or an executive inspiring thousands to reshape a business line, organizations need leaders everywhere.

Successful and diverse organizations such as Intel, GE, PepsiCo, and the U.S.
Special Operations Command are all committed to creating leaders throughout their organizations. By developing the abilities of their front-line people to make quick, creative decisions that align with their companies’ strategic values, these organizations have strengthened their market positions, tackled current problems, and prepared for future challenges. Is your READ MORE >

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- Sponsor and Partner Organizations

A listing of the sponsor organizations in this study, as well as the best-practice (“partner”) organizations that were benchmarked for their innovation and advancement in developing leaders at all levels.

- Executive Summary

A bird’s-eye view of the study, presenting the key findings discovered and the methodology used throughout the course of the study. The findings are explored in detail in following sections.

- Foreword

An introduction to the report topic and the study by subject matter expert Dr. George Hollenbeck.

- Program and Key Term Summary

A synopsis of the programs and key terms used by the partner organizations to develop their leaders.

- Key Findings

An in-depth look at the 13 key findings of this study. The findings are supported by quantitative data and qualitative examples of practices employed by the partner organizations.

- Partner Organization Profiles

Background information on the partner organizations, as well as their innovative leadership development processes.

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