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Accelerated Leadership Development

How to Turn Your Top Talent into Leaders

Develop employees swiftly and effectively for leadership roles in your organization.
EAN: 9780749483050
Edition: 1
Published:
Format: 234x156
248 pages

About the book

FINALIST: Business Book Awards 2018 - HR and Management Category

In an increasingly volatile and complex world, it is crucial that organizations optimize leadership development so that employees in leadership positions have the right skills to operate successfully. Accelerated Leadership Development shows how HR and Learning and Development (L&D) professionals can accelerate the career progression of their top talent from entry level to senior executive roles. It covers the entire acceleration process: how to identify which individuals are right for accelerated leadership development, what roles are best suited for stretch assignments and how to avoid burnout.

Packed with insights from HR experts and business leaders around the world , Accelerated Leadership Development shows how this type of development works in practice, what makes it successful and highlights the potential pitfalls to look out for. Debunking the myth that one size of leadership development fits all, this book includes specific guidance on how to tailor leadership development to women and millennials. Full of practical advice, tips and techniques, this is an essential book for anyone looking to develop their very best employees.

About the authors

Ines Wichert

Ines Wichert is an Occupational Psychologist and has been working in HR Consulting for over 15 years, advising global organizations on their talent issues. She is the Managing Director at leadership development consultancy TalUpp and previously ran the Women in Leadership research hub and the Diversity & Inclusion Centre of Excellence for IBM's Smarter Workforce initiative.

More about Ines Wichert

A must-read for HR leaders who are charged with building a strong pipeline of leadership talent. Provides practical and effective solutions for accelerating leadership development; all brought to life by powerful case studies and quotes from HR and business leaders.

Maria Kokkinou, VP Talent Acquisition, Management & Development, Coca-Cola European Partners