TITLE

Develop Great Leaders

AUTHOR(S)
O'Connell, Patricia; Larrere, John
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Apr2010, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the relationship between a company's success and the amount of time and resources they spend in developing leaders. Zappos.com and General Electric (GE) invest in leadership development (LD), with the former reporting a 20% retention rate and the latter allegedly spending over 1 billion U.S. dollars annually in training. The author says that investing in the creation of effective leaders inspire other employees and improves productivity regardless of the corporate environment and culture.
ACCESSION #
49008502

 

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