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Accelerated Leadership Development

Accelerated Leadership Development

How to Turn Your Top Talent into Leaders

Ines Wichert


Develop employees swiftly and effectively for leadership roles in your organization.

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About the book

As organizations adapt and change more quickly than ever, it is crucial that HR and Learning and Development (L&D) professionals ensure that leadership development keeps pace and employees have the right skills and capabilities to operate in leadership positions. Accelerated Leadership Development covers the whole process, from how to identify which individuals are right for accelerated leadership development and how to consolidate learning through to how to avoid staff burnout and make time for effective development alongside competing business pressures.

Packed with insights and advice from leading HR and L&D experts across the globe, Accelerated Leadership Development shows how this type of development works in practice, what makes it successful and the potential pitfalls to look out for. Debunking the myth that one size of leadership fits all, this book includes specific guidance on how to tailor leadership development to women and millennials. It also covers the role of mentoring and the importance of social and peer-to-peer learning. Full of practical tools, tips and techniques, this is an essential book for anyone looking to develop their very best employees.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: The Future of Work and Tomorrow’s Leaders;
    • Chapter - 02: Moving at Pace;
    • Chapter - 03: Accelerating Careers Through Breadth of Experience;
    • Chapter - 04: Learning on the Job;
    • Chapter - 05: Navigating the Pitfalls of Incomplete Learning and Burnout;
    • Chapter - 06: Successful Risk-Taking;
    • Chapter - 07: Reflective Learning;
    • Chapter - 08: Creating a Supportive Environment;
    • Chapter - 09: Accelerating Women’s Careers;
    • Chapter - 10: Millennials - On the Fast Track From The Start

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749483050
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd July 2018
  • Paperback
  • Format: 234x156
  • 288 pages

About the Author

Ines Wichert is a co-Founder of UK-based leadership development consultancy TalUpp and was previously the Head of Diversity and Inclusion at the Centre of Excellence for IBM. She is a specialist in accelerated leadership development and talent management. She has a doctorate in Organizational Psychology from the University of Cambridge and is the Co-President of the Professional Women's Network in London.

Ines Wichert