COLLABORATION & 4 Ways It Increases Your Leadership Pipeline

“Traditional leadership development programs fail to deliver the business leaders who are collaborative and visionary”

by Laura Evenson, Bersin by Deloitte, 9/21/16.

To create the right context for leadership growth beyond formal programs, the new research-based leadership maturity model identified 17 important practices. In addition to communicating widely what it means to be a leader, some of the most critical practices for building a context for leadership growth call for organizations to:

  • Foster closer collaboration between business and HR leaders to define future needs of leaders;
  • Expose leaders to situations where they can learn from colleagues, clients , thought leaders and external sources;
  • Encourage knowledge sharing between leaders across the organization; and
  • Embolden leaders to take risks by supporting, sharing, and discussing new concepts and ideas.

Summarized in a WhatWorks® brief, the research findings appear in “High-Impact Leadership: The New Leadership Maturity Model.”

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