Leadership Lite

Shelton, Ken
November 2010
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Nov2010, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p2
The author cites what he sees as best leadership (LD) practices for 2010 and 2020. One is process/program design which includes integration of LD with priority outcomes and strategy, and engagement of top management and talents. Experience refers to on- and off-job experience, rotational assignments and action learning. Among the trends in leadership programs for 2020 are participants own their professional, leadership and personal development and adoption of 360-degrees assessment and feedback tools.


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