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Evaluating the effectiveness of executive coaching: beyond ROI?
Abstract The popularity of executive coaching has increased dramatically in both the practitioner world and academia during the past decade. However, evaluating the effectiveness of coaching has
LEARNING AGILITY: A CONSTRUCT WHOSE TIME HAS COME
A significant consequence of today’s dynamic, complex, and uncertain business environments is that leadership skills are subject to continual obsolescence and displacement. To be effective, leaders
The Role of Learning Agility in Executive Career Success: The Results of Two Field Studies
The contemporary business environment is one of constant change due to extensive globalization, dynamic economic conditions, the increased usage of virtual interaction and social media, and rapid
Leadership Development: Exploring, Clarifying, and Expanding Our Understanding of Learning Agility
We read the DeRue, Ashford, and Myers (2012) article with much interest. As a company, Lominger (purchased by Korn/Ferry in 2006) has conducted research on learning agility for nearly 20 years.
Impact of multi-source feedback on leadership competency development: A longitudinal field study
Multi-source feedback interventions have become widespread in many organizations around the world (Brutus et al., 2006). It has been reported that multi-source feedback is used by 90% of the Fortune
Organizational Downsizing: Its Effect on Financial Performance over Time
Traditionally, continuous growth in workforce size is a desired outcome. Downsizing within this context can be construed as a sign of organizational weakness. There is general agreement among
Leadership Skills across Organizational Levels: A Closer Examination
There are two contrasting theoretical perspectives regarding how leadership skill requirements change across organizational levels. The Continuity Perspective posits that jobs at successively higher
Leadership competencies across organizational levels: a test of the pipeline model
Purpose – This paper aims to test the pipeline model of leadership development by investigating how the competency profile change across position levels.Design/methodology/approach – The skill and
Onboarding externally hired executives: Avoiding derailment – accelerating contribution
Executive onboarding has become a popular technique in the business world during the past decade. However, the demonstrated success of traditional onboarding practices is mixed. We assert in this
Competency modeling research and practice in China: a literature review
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the current status of competency modeling in Chinese organizations, and explore approaches to further advancing related research and
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