Stories by Paul Kirkbride

The DIY leader

How can organisations ensure that they have the right leaders in the right roles to deliver their strategies, and how can they develop their high-potential leaders of the future?
Organisations commonly, and unsuccessfully, approach this twin problem by dealing with elements of the leadership jigsaw without seeing the whole picture. For example, they send important executives on expensive overseas leadership programs or run off-the-shelf training programs for middle managers but neglect some of the other crucial components of an overarching leadership development approach.

Written by Paul Kirkbride15 May 08 22:00