Best in Leadership Development

Shelton, Ken
October 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Oct2009, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p2
The author reflects on the qualities of a good leadership development (LD) program. According to Deborah Ancona of the MIT Leadership Center, good leaders are honest, inspiring, self confident and adaptive but traits alone do not always predict leadership effectiveness. For a leader to be effective, the author asserts that leadership traits should be integrated with capacities and behaviors. A list of the top LD programs in 2009 is presented.


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