Leadership Assessment for Talent Development

Leadership Assessment for Talent Development

By: John Knights (editor), Tony Wall (editor)Paperback

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For professionals responsible for talent management and development, assessing competence and capability is crucial, especially in relation to recruiting the right leader. Yet talent professionals can also use leadership assessment as a positive and powerful talent development tool. Leadership Assessment for Talent Development goes beyond recruitment to position assessment as a central, strategic activity. It demonstrates how to apply a connected process that accelerates behavioural change areas and facilitates the engagement and enabling of in-house talent. This practical, forward-looking book uses authentic, engaging case studies to show how the principles of leadership assessment can work in practice. It is an essential companion for HR and talent professionals in any field who want to equip their company with the talent it needs to be fit for business success.

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Tony Wall is a senior lecturer and international consultant at the University of Chester's Centre for Work Related Studies, facilitates leadership development through coaching, action learning and neuro-linguistic programming (NLP). John Knights is a co-founder and chairman of LeaderShape, is an experienced coach, mentor and facilitator of senior executives, teams and peer groups. He is an expert in Emotional Intelligence and a thought leader in 'Transpersonal Leadership' and the relationship between neuroscience and leadership. John developed LEIPA and 8ICOL, some of the most sophisticated 360 degree leadership assessments ever developed.


Chapter - 01: Introduction - Tony Wall;Chapter - 02: Twenty-first century needs transpersonal leaders with emotional intelligence - John Knights;Chapter - 03: Recurring leadership development needs: findings from research - Etukudo Odungide and John Knights;Chapter - 04: Blind spots and hidden strengths: findings from research - Etukudo Odungide and John Knights;Chapter - 05: Transpersonal leadership journeys and assessment (LEIPA(R) and 8ICOL(R)) - John Knights;Chapter - 06: Feeding (back and) forwards for talent development - Tony Wall and Danielle Grant;Chapter - 07: Coaching for talent development - Danielle Grant;Chapter - 08: Workplace projects for talent development - Tony Wall and Denise Meakin;Chapter - 09: Director peer groups for team talent development - Chris Gulliver;Chapter - 10: Storytelling for talent development - Lisa Rossetti;Chapter - 11: Improving results through measuring 'return on investment' - Philip E Sweet

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780749468606
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780749468606
  • weight: 396
  • ISBN10: 0749468602

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