Slow Down! Growing Successful Senior-Level Leadership for The Future

Developing a successful C-suite and senior-level leadership pipeline is important, but it takes time. Future leaders need not only job skills but also on-the-job experience in today's globally competitive, diverse and dynamic business world.
By Donna Chan

Developing an executive and senior leadership pipeline is one of the most important strategies a business takes to ensure a successful future in a dynamic economy. While many organisations have leadership development programs, they are not doing an adequate job of successfully creating a leadership pipeline leading to the very top. They prepare high potentials to reach a level below the proverbial glass ceiling but stop short of developing future CEOs, C-suite executives or other senior leaders.

The result: Companies are forced to search externally to quickly fill positions, even though studies show that internal candidates are more likely to succeed if given the right development opportunities...

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