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Leadership Development Basics

By  Karen Lawson

Leadership Development Basics

In the fast-paced, global environment of the 21st century, leadership development is a key business strategy—and a crucial element of your organization's competitive advantage. With Leadership Development Basics to help you, you can update your leadership development program and begin preparing tomorrow's leaders today. Whether you're in senior management or a member of the human resources, learning, or development professions, you'll find an integrated, comprehensive approach that can be tailored to your needs.

Learn about initiatives such as mentoring, coaching, job rotation, performance management, and succession planning, along with systems for establishing and evaluating your own unique program, which will help you cultivate an environment in which people thrive. Also, get techniques and tools that will help you design, develop, and implement a leadership development program appropriate to your organization's size, strategies, and resources.


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Karen Lawson

Karen Lawson is your guide to establishing a comprehensive leadership development program. Her background includes extensive experience consulting for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. As founder and president of Lawson Consulting Group, she specializes in organization and management development, as well as executive coaching.

Lawson has written 10 books in her field and has contributed numerous articles to professional journals. She holds a doctorate in adult and organization development from Temple University and is an adjunct professor for the international MBA program at Arcadia University. Named one of Pennsylvania's 2005 "Best 50 Women in Business," Lawson is also one of only 400 people worldwide holding the Certified Speaking Professional credential.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781562865351

Pages: 128

Publisher: ASTD Press

Pub Date: May 2008

Formats: Paperback, PDF

Product Code: 110819

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