Cognizant “Leadership Drivers” Interview Protocol June 30, 20101. What is Cognizant “known for” relative to leadership capabilities? What are our leaders really good at?2. We haven’t always focused on specific leadership development initiatives, yet we’ve clearly been successful in growing the business and building leadership capability. How have we managed to develop leaders over the years?3. What specific skills have we developed? What are we good at “passing down” to emerging leaders?4. Who’s doing all of this leadership development? Where is it happening most often? (at what level of leader-emerging leader interaction?).5. Who is known in the company for doing this well?6. What is it about our culture that has helped us develop leaders?7. Where does our culture hinder our ability to develop leaders?8. What skills have we failed to develop, in general?9. How have you developed your own leadership capability over the years?10. What should we keep doing (in terms of leadership development) to sustain our growth over the next several years?11. As we grow, what do we need to start doing differently (or do more of) when it comes to developing leaders?12. What leadership characteristics will we need more of in the future (5-10 years from now)?