The Leadership Pipeline: How to Build the Leadership Powered Company (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 2, 2010 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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An updated and revised version of the bestselling "The Leadership Pipeline -" the critical resource for how companies can grow leaders from the inside.

In business, leadership at every level is a requisite for company survival. Yet the leadership pipeline -the internal strategy to grow leaders - in many companies is dry or nonexistent. Drawing on their experiences at many Fortune 500 companies, the authors show how organizations can develop leadership at every level by identifying future leaders, assessing their corporate confidence, planning their development, and measuring their results.

New to this edition is 65 pages of new material to update the model, share new stories and add new advice based on the ten more years of experience. The authors have also added a "Frequently Asked Questions" section to the end of each chapter.


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User Review  - Don - Goodreads

Valuable information for the most part. Kind of dry. Common sense written down. Was re-reading the section on succession planning, not so valuable for public sector and dealing with the "gray tsunami ... Read full review

Review: The Leadership Pipeline: How to Build the Leadership-Powered Company

User Review  - Sylwia - Goodreads

At times I found relating certain leadership levels to the business challenging; however my greatest learnings came from the chapters towards the end. Especailly Succession Planning (The Matrix is a great tool), Potential Pipleline Failures and Coaching. Read full review


and Possibilities
Creating Performance Standards
Succession Planning
Identifying Potential Pipeline Failures
The Functional Career Passage
Benefits Up and Down the Line

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About the author (2010)

Ram Charan is an advisor to many of the world's top CEOs and corporate directors. He is author or coauthor of sixteen books including the New York Times bestseller Execution. He has also taught at Wharton, the Kellogg School of Management, and GE's Leadership Center. He has degrees from Harvard Business School.

Stephen Drotter is CEO of Drotter Human Resources, a global network that specializes in CEO succession; executive assessment, selection, and development; and corporate-level organization design. He was one of the original designers of GE's succession planning process and ran Human Resources at INA Corporation and Chase Manhattan. He has a degree in economics from Amherst College.

Jim Noel is a retired consultant and leadership coach who assisted companies in the selection, assessment, and development of key leadership teams. He is a former manager of Executive Education and Leadership Effectiveness at GE.

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