Real Time Leadership Development
May 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
- Teaches you how to identify the key experiences, competencies, and relationships that are critical in the development of current and future leaders.
- Answers the question "Leadership for the sake of what?" by helping you identify your leadership principles and think about your legacy.
- Provides guidance on organization-wide metrics such as employee surveys, succession management metrics, and performance development plan audits.
- Includes "Taking Action" sections that provide tools for developing future talent in individuals, teams, and organizations.
- Discusses relevant books, articles, and research studies that deepen your understanding of the subject matter.
Series Editor’s Preface
Preface: Your Job is the Classroom!
Part I: Building Your Leadership Pipeline
1. Linking Business Strategy and Experiences
2. Linking Business Strategy and Competencies
3. Linking Business Strategy and Relationships
4. Talent Management Metrics to Watch
Part II: Capturing the Lessons
5. Stepping into the Unknown
6. Stretch Assignments
7. Navigating the Experiences
8. Real Time Reflection
9. When Leaders Derail
Part III: Drawing on Other People
10. Development Conversations
11. Role Models
13. Building Your Network
Part IV: Building Experiences into Talent Management
14. Individual Development Plans
15. Performance Management
16. High Potential Programs
17. Succession Management
18. Leadership Training Programs
Part V: Moving from Success to Significance
20. Leadership Principles
Conclusion: The Bottom Line
Mary Mannion Plunkett, Ph.D., has more than 18 years experience in the field of leadership and organization development including roles with The Boeing Company, Ernst & Young LLP and McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company. She most recently served as the Head of Talent Management for Lehman Brothers Europe and the Middle East and as Vice President Executive Development, for BP, plc.
Steven G. Rogelberg, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of Organizational Science, at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. He is a prolific and nationally recognized scholar. He is the current Editor of Journal of Business and Psychology. Besides his academic work, he founded and/or led three successful talent management consulting organizations/units.
- Teaches readers how to identify the key experiences, competencies, and relationships that are critical in the development of current and future leaders
- Answers the question 'Leadership for the sake of what?' by helping readers identify their leadership principles and think about their legacy
- Provides guidance on organization-wide metrics such as employee surveys, succession management metrics, and performance development plan audits
- 'Taking Action' sections provide readers with tools to develop future talent in individuals, teams, and organizations
- Discusses relevant books, articles, and research studies that deepen readers’ understanding of the subject matter
"Drs. Yost and Plunkett have achieved a great
feat—delivering practical developmental advice that is rooted
in research. I highly recommend their book to anyone who wishes to
develop stronger leadership skills." Robert E. Lewis, PhD,
Director, APT, Inc.
"Mary Mannion Plunkett and Paul Yost provide a well researched, authentic, and easy to apply guide for managers and HR professionals in understanding and applying leadership development principles. Based on the authors' real experiences in corporate settings, this is advice and counsel you should adopt as your own." Peter M. Morton, VP Leadership Development (retired), The Boeing Company; VP Human Resources (retired), Boeing Commercial Airplanes
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