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Why Traditional Leadership Models Have Failed

Are your leaders prepared to drive performance in today’s dynamic and uncertain business climate? Do they have both the traits and capabilities to overcome challenges? Is your organization looking at outcomes to measure leadership effectiveness that leads to sustainable performance?

The world is awash in leadership models but the results continue to disappoint:

  • In 40% of companies, leaders are unprepared to meet the business issues they will face over the next three to five years.
  • Only 20% of managers identified as high performers successfully advance to higher levels of leadership.
  • Only 13% of senior executives and human talent managers believe their organizations have adequate leadership pipelines.

Gain additional perspective on Career Conversations from some of Right Management’s senior leaders.


Lessons from The Martian: Why Leadership Development Needs to Evolve

Author: Shirley Mayton, PhD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Managing Consultant, Talent Management, Right Management

Excerpt from this post:

"You may be thinking that leadership skills and capabilities are evergreen, regardless of context and circumstance. What’s to evolve? Let me share my perspective. What constitutes effective leadership has evolved drastically over the last 100 years and continues to do so, as the nature of work, employee demographics, and economic contexts change."

Click here to read "Lessons from The Martian: Why Leadership Development Needs to Evolve."

Right Management is the global career and talent development expert within ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN).  We help organizations become more agile, attractive and innovative by creating a culture of career management and learning that nurtures future talent, motivates and engages people, and provides individuals with opportunities to increase their value throughout their careers.  We improve time to value through our expertise in organizational effectiveness, career management and individual development.  Our approach is centered on the fact that organizations thrive when individuals are successful in their careers.  We’ve spent the last 35 years identifying workforce challenges and developing innovative solutions, enabling our globally informed methods to be time-tested across more than 50 countries.