Heidrick & Struggles: Making Leadership Development a Team Sport

Companies are finding it ever harder to attract and retain the talent they need at any level, including leadership. A recent survey we conducted found that 76% of executives are very or entirely open to changing companies in the next one to three years.1 Retention, therefore, is key. And employees value career development opportunities: 92% of respondents to the same survey chose some option related to promotion or development as a tactic that would encourage them to stay. Companies, therefore, need to pay more attention than ever to developing the skills and capabilities of their current and potential future leaders.

A recent article by Heidrick & Struggles highlights the fact that developing leaders in ways that include a focus on teams and the power of complementary strengths can give companies the best chance of having the leaders they need for the near- and longer term. In this article, discover their insights on topics including: 

  • Where leaders and teams should focus first
  • How leadership teams shift with shifting priorities
  • How some companies are moving toward a new way of developing leaders
  • And more!

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Alex Libson, TA Mitchell, Mark Watt
Thought leadership category