The Leadership Advantage: How the Best Companies Are Developing Their Talent to Pave the Way for Future Success

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AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn, Jan 1, 2008 - Business & Economics - 262 pages
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Fulmer and Bleak show how these companies: create learning opportunities for individual employees as well as the entire company; maintain a strong partnership between line managers and human resources; develop high-potential employees; evaluate success by measuring company-wide achievement; and, tie leadership development to business goals.
 

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Contents

What We Have Learned About Strategic Leadership Development
3
Making Leadership Development a Strategic Lever
25
Building an Aligned Architecture for Strategic Leadership Development
45
Implementing Successful Strategic Leadership Development
63
Leveraging Leadership Development for High Potentials
83
Evaluating Success in Strategic Leadership Development
103
Whats Next? The Future of Strategic HumanCapital Management
123
Caterpillar University College of Leadership
131
Cisco Systems
149
PepsiCo Inc
175
PricewaterhouseCoopers
197
Washington Group International
223
Notes
247
References
251
Index
255
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Robert M. Fulmer, Ph.D. (Santa Barbara, CA) is Academic Director of Duke Corporate Education and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Pepperdine University. He has written or coauthored 15 books, including" The Leadership Investment" (978-0-8144-0558-1) and "Growing Your Company's Leaders" (978-0-8144-0767-7).

Jared L. Bleak, Ph.D. (Durham, NC) is a Managing Director at Duke Corporate Education, where he designs and delivers educational programs that meet clients' strategic challenges.

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