Leadership Excellence

Schaffer, Robert
January 2006
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jan2006, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p8
The article describes some ways in which top corporate executives can help develop leadership excellence among high-potential managers. Corporate leaders should turn every business activity into a structured growth and developmental experiences in which people would constantly meet difficult challenges and learn from the ongoing struggle. They should develop rapid-cycle projects which would serve as vehicles for learning.


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