|Author: Jay Alden Conger Jay Alden Conger||Joint Author: Beth Benjamin||Contribution By: Beth Benjamin|
|A comprehensive plan for leadership development drawn from the best practicesof top American and foreign companies, "Building Leaders" outlines the proventechniques for developing leadership talent at all levels.|
From the Publisher:
A comprehensive plan for leadership development drawn from the best practicesof top American and foreign companies, "Building Leaders" outlines the proventechniques for developing leadership talent at all levels.Base your leadership development programs on proven-to-work techniques. In Building Leaders, authors Conger and Benjamin examine the very best practices of American and foreign companies to present a comprehensive plan for developing leadership talent at every organizational level. Here, readers will find an in-depth presentation of the specific skill sets that individual managers need in order to lead. They'll also discover which organizational values promote leadership, examine successful strategic interventions, and see what a successful leadership plan looks like. Equally illuminating is the section on plans that are destined to fail, along with the section on the future of leadership that shows readers how to design development programs that are most likely to last.
|"Highly readable and useful, this is THE book for guiding leadership development decisions within organizations today."-Patrick Canavan, senior vice president and director, Global Leadership and Organizational Development, Motorola|
|"Jay Conger and Beth Benjamin bring clarity and insight to the vast, almost boundless, domain of leadership development. Building Leaders helps you both to assess the impact of current approaches and to powerfully build a strategy that will develop leadership talent at all levels of your organization."-Mike Morrison, dean, Toyota University