Leaders as Teachers: Unlock the Teaching Potential of Your Company's Best and Brightest

Leaders as Teachers: Unlock the Teaching Potential of Your Company's Best and Brightest

By: Edward Betof (author)Paperback

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Leaders learn and acquire experience from many places, but ask successful leaders how they became successful; it's usually because they learned from other great leaders. The idea of using an organization's leaders as the keystone of a successful learning strategy might seem obvious, but few groups employ this strategy because they don't know how. It's not something that just happens - unless you're very lucky. So why wouldn't you use experienced leaders to inspire, mentor, coach, and develop other talented leaders to their full potential? Here's the journey of Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), which created and deployed a leadership development program that relies on all its top leaders (even the CEO) to train other leaders. From BD's success of improved business results, improved communications and strengthened organizational culture, your organization, too, can learn how to build and implement this vital program.

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About Author

Edward Betof, Ed.D., is a senior fellow and Academic Director of the Executive Program in Workplace Learning Leadership at the Wharton School and Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. Formerly he was Vice-President and Chief Learning Officer of Becton, Dickinson and Company. Betof has also served as a member of the ASTD Board of Directors, the Conference Bard's Council of Learning, Development, and Organizational Performance.


Ch. 1: Introduction; Ch. 2: Leaders as Teachers - Why it Works?; Ch. 3: How We Learn from Leaders; Ch. 4: Attract, Engage, and Retain Leaders Who Teach; Ch. 5: Orchestrating the Leaders-as-Teachers Change Process; Ch. 6: Preparing Leaders to be Teaching Stars; Ch. 7: Spark Active Learning - Guarantee Winning Presentations; Ch. 8: Nine Keys to Successful Program Management; Ch. 9: Implementing Leaders-as-Teachers Approach in Your Organization; References/Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/05/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781562865450
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9781562865450
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 1562865455

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