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Arth, Barb
July 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jul2011, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p9
The article discusses the importance of a leadership development (LD) strategy in global competition. A plan to implement a strategic vision involves the improvement of leadership skills and capabilities needed in the global market. Companies with Talent Management (TM) leaders who coordinate well with their chief executive officers (CEOs) and senior leaders, and well-implemented LD strategies reportedly gain better results. The best LD practices are discussed.


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