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identifying and growing the next generation of leaders is one of the key roles of a CEO and HR Directors. This presentation provides an overview of key leadership development concepts and principles

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Leadership development

  1. 1. Leadership Development Terry Meyer Summary Presentation ©All the material in this presentation is copyright of Terry Meyer. terry@leadershipsa.com ; www.leadershipsa.com
  2. 2. Hay/Bloomberg Best Companies for Leadership 20111 General Electric 11 ABB2 Procter & Gamble 12 Microsoft 13 PepsiCo3 Intel Corporation 14 Goldman Sachs4 Siemens 15 Hewlett-Packard5 Banco Santander 16 Unilever6 Coca-Cola 17 Cisco Systems7 McDonalds Corporation 18 FedEx8 Accenture 19 Pfizer Inc.9 Walmart 20 BASF10 Southwest Airlines
  3. 3. Hay/Bloomberg Best Companies for Leadership: Signature processes• Positioning for the future (GE)• Accelerator experiences (P&G)• The “WOW” factor (Zappos)• Growth surge (ABB)• Part of everyday life (SW Airlines)
  4. 4. Fortune 2011 Top Companies for Leaders• IBM• General Mills• Proctor & Gamble• Aditya Birla (Mumbai)• Colgate Palmolive• Hindustan Unilever (Mumbai)• ICICI Bank (Mumbai)• McDonalds
  5. 5. LeadershipDevelopmentQuestionnaire:Where are you now?
  6. 6. LeadershipDevelopment Individual Development Framework Identification of Leadership Potential Leadership DNA Future Challenges
  7. 7. Leadership Challenges• External business environment – what’s changing? – PESTEL – Diversity – World of work – Stakeholder demands – Sustainability• Business strategy – New markets – New products & services – New geographies
  8. 8. What are some of the key challenges facing your leaders?
  9. 9. What does this mean for Leadership? Hierarchical command and control approaches simply do not work any more. They impede information flow insidecompanies hampering the fluid and collaborative nature of work today.CEO IBM
  10. 10. Leadership DNA
  11. 11. Leadership DNALeader Leadership
  12. 12. Leadership DNA• What does leadership mean in your organisation?• How do you institutionalise leadership?• Are leadership behaviours for success defined?• Are there core development interventions to align leadership behaviour across the organisation?• Is leadership a key Executive agenda item?• Do Executives model sound leadership?• Is leadership branded in the organisation?
  13. 13. Leadership Performance Framework Personal Effectiveness Leading Sustainable Team Transformation Effectiveness results Organisational Collaboration © Copyright Leadership SA
  14. 14. Identifying Leadership Potential
  15. 15. Identifying Leadership Potential• Who will be your future leaders?• Where are they now?• If you had a $1m budget to grow next generation Executives, who would you invest in?• Formal assessments at career milestones• Performance on stretch assignments• Start early• Clear criteria
  16. 16. Individual Development
  17. 17. Growing leaders: Principles• Understand the leadership “bench strength”• Invest in the right people• Align development to business strategy• Align development to personal needs & career• Involve Executives personally• Create conditions to apply learning• Work with individuals & teams• Manage transitions• Multiple learning processes• Formal and informal interventions• Importance of “on boarding”
  18. 18. Leadership Development ArchitectureLeadership Academic Executive In House Individual / Specialised Programmes AcceleratedLevel Education Development CoursesExecutive AMP (HBS) Executive •Organisational LBS Forum change IEDP •Strategy •etcSenior Executive EDP (GIBS) Executive •Conflict mgt •HiManagement MBA (UCT) Leadership performance Programme organisation •etcMiddle MBA (WBS) MAP (WBS) Leadership •Negotiation Dev •PSDMManagement •Performance Programme mgt etc1st Line Supervisory •Interaction Leadership/ managementLeaders •Discipline Accelerated •etc Dev Programme
  19. 19. Formal Learning Build Interventions: Connectivity Formal Continuing Training Education Future Challenges/ Strategy Business Coaching & Driven Action Mentoring Learning Projects & Experiential stretch Learning Assignments
  20. 20. Accelerated Development Programme• Purpose of the programme• Selection to the programme• Career objectives• Duration of the programme• Structure of the programme• Personal assessment• Experience map
  21. 21. Accelerated Development Programme (cont)• Coaching / mentoring / performance feedback• Courses / programmes• Preparing the environment• Roles and governance
  22. 22. Conclusion• Leadership provides a business competitive advantage• It should be strategic• It is transformational• Yesterdays leaders may not be the right leaders for tomorrow
  23. 23. Now, more than ever, the world needs great leaders!
  24. 24. Final Challenge:Assume it is 3 years from now. As a result of your effortsyour organisation is seen as one of the best ledorganisations and the leader in leadership developmentin the country.What were the 5 – 10 key comprehensive strategies thatyou implemented 3 years ago that has enabled you toachieve this?