Strategy and Business reports that over 70% of all strategic initiatives fail. Accenture reports critical shortages of seasoned leaders capable of aligning the organization’s culture with its strategy. McKinsey reports that the limiting resource for creating sustainable, high-performing organizations is seasoned leadership capable of driving strategic change.
Korn Ferry interviewed executives in hundreds of companies in order to define the characteristics of a successful leadership development program. They documented what does and what does not work. We were delighted to discover their work confirmed and expanded the substance of the successful leadership development program In Search of Eagles evolved over the past fifteen years.
This e-book contains the essence of what we discovered — and research confirmed — works in developing capable leaders in the shortest time at the lowest cost. Your comments and suggestions are welcome, for even our best ideas and methods are continually evolving.