Each year, U.S. businesses spend $20 to 50 billion on leadership training. With that kind of investment, one might assume that the state of American leadership is thriving. But the research tells a different story.
A recent Accenture survey found that only eight percent of executives felt their company was effective in developing leaders, and, in a survey by the Institute for Corporate Productivity, two-thirds of companies reported that they were ineffective at developing leaders. It’s easy to see why some believe the leadership industry has failed us, but what’s causing this failure and what can be done about it?
Author: Alan Todd