Developing Leaders

Arneson, Steve
October 2008
Leadership Excellence;Oct2008, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p8
The article discusses leadership development (LD) on a low budget. It notes that LD has turned into a multi-billion dollar industry in which companies allocate resources into assessment tools, leadership programs, executive coaching and leadership training yet effective LD only need little or no budget. It cites practices on how to excel at LD amid budget constraints which include having chief executive officers (CEOs) and senior executives participate in the initiative and examine action-learning projects.


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