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Stephanie Neal, M.A.Stephanie Neal is director of DDI’s Center for Analytics and Behavioral Research (CABER) where she manages strategic market research and trend studies on leadership and talent in the workplace. She works with clients from a wide variety of industries to design and execute analytics initiatives that demonstrate the impact of assessment and development programs on leadership behavior and business outcomes. Stephanie is the co-author of several industry-leading research reports, including “Women as Mentors: Does She or Doesn’t She? A Global Study of Businesswomen and Mentoring” and DDI’s Global Leadership Forecast, a major trend research study providing deep and actionable insights on how organizations can optimize their management of leadership talent in alignment with strategic priorities.

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Ready to learn how to improve employee engagement? Here’s a hint: the top 3 drivers are the ones that employees are currently least happy with.
Posted: 10/9/2019 by Stephanie Neal
Top HR and leadership influencers point to the emerging trends that will shape the future of work in 2019—and beyond.
Posted: 1/3/2019 by Stephanie Neal
Thousands of think pieces have been written about Boomers and Millennials in the workplace, but they're not the ones changing the future of work.
Posted: 9/12/2018 by Stephanie Neal and Rich Wellins
Finding and leveraging hidden talent is an organization’s greatest competitive advantage.
Posted: 7/11/2018 by Mark Busine and Stephanie Neal
Successful organizations have leaders who embrace changes and challenges that disrupt the status quo.
Posted: 6/6/2018 by Audrey Smith, Ph.D., and Stephanie Neal
According to top HR and leadership influencers, 2018 will be a year that challenges leaders to increase the adoption—and impact—of new technologies.
Posted: 1/3/2018 by Stephanie Neal
These 10 approaches can help you make the most of your people data.
Posted: 5/5/2017 by Sarah Mogan and Stephanie Neal
We look to the year ahead for the emerging leadership topics that deserve attention in 2017.
Posted: 1/6/2017 by Stephanie Neal
If engaging Millennials is the goal, we must understand what defines their leadership experience—not just their preferences.
Posted: 9/14/2015 by Stephanie Neal
Ensure your organization is developing the right skills for the future—it’s the most predictable way to help leaders, and your business, succeed.
Posted: 5/14/2015 by Stephanie Neal
How can you do better than Moneyball when it comes to your high-potential talent? Focus on retention.
Posted: 1/15/2015 by Stephanie Neal
How much will it cost if you neglect developing leaders’ global leadership skills? There’s the potential for internal conflict within their work teams, the potential damage to your brand or reputation, not to mention the risk of losing revenue or clients.
Posted: 10/16/2013 by Stephanie Neal and Evan Sinar, Ph.D.
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