Leader Machines

Colvin, Geoff; Demos, Telis; Mero, Jenny; Elliott, John; Yang, Jia Lynn
October 2007
Fortune;10/1/2007, Vol. 156 Issue 7, p98
The article looks at ways companies build the reputation for developing talent in leadership positions. Companies must choose assignments for prospective leaders strategically to boost job experience. Promising leaders must be identified early on in their careers, and companies who are adept at building leaders begin to evaluate employees' leadership capabilities from their first day of employment. The use of teams in the leadership development process is becoming recognized as a crucial step. INSETS: 'No Holds Barred';Resource Room.


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