Global Leadership Forecast 2018


Global Leadership Forecast 2018

25 research findings about the state, context, and future of leadership.

Publish Date: January 30, 2018

Read Time: 30 min

Author: DDI, The Conference Board, EY

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25 Research Insights to Fuel Your People Strategy

Global Leadership Forecast 2018 is a three-way collaboration with DDI, The Conference Board, and EY and is the eighth forecast. This report summarizes dozens of practical, evidence-based recommendations for critical business issues. These range from digital transformation to gender and generational diversity to the roles of purpose and culture in building an effective, sustainable leadership strategy for a digital age.

The most expansive leadership research study ever conducted

The research integrates data from 25,812 leaders and 2,547 HR professionals across 2,488 organizations. Not only are these perspectives numerous, but they are also diverse and highly representative of the business context facing global enterprises. The research, which spans more than 1,000 C-level executives and 10,000 high-potential employees, includes 54 countries and 26 major industry sectors.

Actionable intelligence for leadership imperatives

Here’s what you’ll learn (and more) in this leadership research report:

  • Only 42% of leaders think their organization’s leadership is high quality
  • Companies with greater gender diversity were 1.4 times more likely to have demonstrated sustained, profitable growth
  • Nearly 60% of all leaders have never had a formal mentor

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