7 LEADERSHIP FINDINGS...
according to the Global Leadership Forecast 2018, by the Conference Board and EY
CEOS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT TALENT
Only 14% say they have the talent they
need to execute their plans.
VALUE GEN X MORE
Most companies are overlooking the value of Gen X. As the first generation
to grow up with video games, they are nearly as digitally savvy as millennials,
but also excel in more conventional leadership skills associated with baby
boomers, such as building talent and driving execution.
GENDER DIVERSITY IS PROFITABLE
Organisations with more female
leaders are 1.4 times more likely to have
sustained, profitable growth.
PEOPLE ANALYTICS IS IMPORTANT
Using data to make decisions about people
is now an important skill, yet only 18% of
organisations are implementing advanced
DEVELOP LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL EARLIER
Organisations that extend development of high-
potential talent below senior levels are more than
four times more likely to outperform financially.
LEADERS NEED TO RESPOND TO DISRUPTION
To do this they need to make informed decisions
through data and analytics; integrate multiple
and diverse perspectives to drive change; and
embrace failure in pursuit of innovation.
ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL WON’T CUT IT
Generic self-study resources aren’t enough.
Leaders need personalised learning opportunities
and the chance to learn from internal and external
mentors and their fellow leaders.
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