How can we prepare leaders for the future when even top experts and analysts grapple with predicting what the future holds? Accepting ambiguity and change as constants, the authors of The Leadership Machine outline an approach to building leaders that has stood the test of changing times. Grounded in years of experience, wisdom, and science, The Leadership Machine continues to be a forward-thinking, fundamental touchstone for both leaders and those responsible for building leadership bench strength.
"The Leadership Machine is a staple on my bookshelf.
It was groundbreaking and intuitive at the time of its release
and now, a decade later, stands validated by research and
application around the globe."
"The Leadership Machine is essential to understanding leadership
and talent development. It cleverly and timelessly captures the
best way to align competencies to organizational objectives and
create a talent system that produces effective results."
"Bob and Mike’s 80 years of collective wisdom and insight have
shaped the discipline and practice of talent. The Leadership
Machine is a must-read for anyone wanting to upgrade talent in
Foundational topics include:
Aligning candidates to competencies during selection
Identifying the secret to success ─ continuous learning
Cultivating high-potential employees for succession
Developing learning-agile leaders to tackle an uncertain future