Seventy five percent of executives surveyed for the Global Leadership Forecast 2008|2009 identified improving or leveraging leadership talent as a top business priority. Yet, despite recognition of its importance, leadership development is going nowhere fast. Currently, most leaders are not satisfied with their organization’s development offerings. And confidence in leaders has declined steadily over the past eight years.
The Global Leadership Forecast 2008|2009 examines what’s behind such a pessimistic view. It uncovers five major shortfalls in leadership development around the world and recommends vigorous approaches for improvement. Along the way it answers the following questions: