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Global Leadership Forecast 2011: Time for a Leadership Revolution!


Highlights from the Global Leadership Forecast

 
 


The Global Leadership Forecast 2011 is the largest and most comprehensive study of its kind. Over 2,600 organizations across 74 countries have provided perspectives on the current state of leadership in their organizations and future talent-related needs. The study is based on data from 1,897 HR professionals and 12,423 leaders.

< Watch the video for highlights of some of the key findings.

View the data slides from the global presentation

Global Leadership Forecast 2011: Time for a Leadership Revolution!

Global Leadership Forecast 2011: Time for a Leadership RevolutionHow can you prepare your leaders to handle tomorrow’s business challenges? Where will your next generation of leaders come from? Does your organization have the right talent management practices in place to support your development efforts?

These are just a few of the questions that DDI’s Global Leadership Forecast 2011 answers. Read the Executive Summary, or download the full report to examine how leadership competencies, practices, support systems and culture create a competitive advantage for your organization—and learn best practices for how you can revolutionize leadership.


 

Global Leadership Forecast 2011: Country Highlights

DDI’s Global Leadership Forecast 2011 also compares a number of countries against the full global sample. The following country highlight reports are available:
 

Breakout Findings: the Sub-Reports

Title: Leadership Superpowers: How the U.S. Stacks Up
Leadership Superpowers: How the U.S. Stacks Up
Is the US a leadership superpower? This Global Leadership Forecast 2011 sub-report examines how the US stacks up against other countries around the world when it comes to leadership. This brief examines quality of leadership, organizational bench strength and innovation as a leadership skill.
 
Type: Trend Research: Full Report
Title: Generation Next: Ready to Step Up, or Step Off
Generation Next: Ready to Step Up, or Step Off
Generation Y (a.k.a. Gen Y, Generation Next, or Millennials) comprises roughly 25 percent of the world’s population, numbering over 1.7 billion (Puybaraud, 2010). This group of individuals is now in the workforce and they are making their presence known. But are organizations taking advantage of all this generation has to offer? The research would say no.”This brief focuses on differences regarding age/generations that were uncovered in the forecast study.
 
Type: Trend Research: Full Report
Title: Women at Work: The Benefits of Closing the Gender Gap
Women Work: The Benefits of Closing the Gender Gap
In the last 10 years 2 million more women than men graduated from college in the United States. In addition, 70 percent of current high school valedictorians are women. Yet, the further up the management ladder you go, women continue to be increasingly underrepresented. This brief focuses on differences regarding gender that were uncovered in DDI's Global Leadership Forecast 2011.
 
Type: Trend Research: Full Report
Title: Future at Leader’s Edge: India vs. China
Future at Leader’s Edge: India vs. China
This Global Leadership Forecast 2011 sub-report shares data from comparing China and India. We compare and contrast the two countries on a few of the dozens of key areas evaluated in our core research.
 
Type: Trend Research: Full Report
Title: Highest Highs, Low Lows: Health Care Industry Highlights
Highest Highs, Low Lows: Health Care Industry Highlights
DDI recently polled over 800 HR professionals and leaders in the health care industry. When we compared health care responses to a sample representing those in other U.S. industries, the health care sample frequently came out ahead. There are still some trouble spots, namely succession management. Read more about the health care’s highest highs and lowest lows when it comes to talent management.
 
Type: Trend Research: Full Report

DDI's First Annual “Grow Your Own Leaders” Award

Because building our future leaders is one of the most important investments that organizations can make, DDI is announcing the first annual “Grow Your Own Leaders” award to recognize the organizations who are committed to advancing their leaders.
From the 2011 Global Leadership Forecast responses, DDI identified 19 companies in 9 countries who had the highest scores in three criteria:

  • Quality of leadership programs as rated by leaders
  • Overall management culture as rated by leaders
  • Effectiveness of the organization’s talent management system as rated by HR
We applaud these organizations who excelled at fostering leadership growth in their organizations.
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev China
  • Bank Jatim (Indonesia)
  • Bursa Efek Indonesia
  • Cinkate Corp (China)
  • Dahlsens Building Centres (Australia)
  • East Alabama Medical Center (USA)
  • Emerson (USA)
  • Engineers India Limited (India)
  • Global Strategic Business Process Solutions (Philippines)
  • HCL Infosystems Ltd. (India)
  • The Norinchukin Bank (Japan)
  • PETRONAS Penapisan (Melaka) Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
  • Pioneer India
  • Resona Bank, Limited (Japan)
  • Rich Products (USA)
  • Sinyi (Taiwan)
  • SOHO Group (Indonesia)
  • Starbucks Coffee Japan, Ltd.
  • Wal-Mart China

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