360° Coverage : i4cp Study: Leaders Are Defined by Influence, Not Role

1 Updates

i4cp Study: Leaders Are Defined by Influence, Not Role

Oct 17 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by PR.com

70% of organizations considered effective at global leadership development define leaders by the role they play, rather than their job title.

Seattle, WA, October 17, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), a research organization that focuses on the people practices that drive market performance, has...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

48 weeks ago

i4cp Study: Leaders Are Defined by Influence, Not Role

Oct 17 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by PR.com

70% of organizations considered effective at global leadership development define leaders by the role they play, rather than their job title.

Seattle, WA, October 17, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), a research organization that focuses on the people practices that drive market performance, has released a new report outlining four emerging practices for global leadership development.

The report, Next Practices for Global-Minded Organizations, explores each of the four practices and features case studies with Molson Coors and FedEx Express.

Nearly 1,200 practitioners worldwide were surveyed in partnership with the American Management Association (AMA) and Training magazine as part of an annual study. One of the most noticeable findings was that increasingly, organizations are defining leaders by influence, not organization charts.

The largest proportion of participants in this study (39%) said that their definition of leader is “anyone whose role allows them to influence a group, regardless of direct reporting relationships.” Another 14% said “anyone, whether they manage others or not, who is a top-performer in their specific role” is a leader. Together, more than half (53%) defined their leaders not by the individual's job level but by their roles of influence and performance.

"Of the companies that reported having effective global leadership development programs, 70% of companies use a more inclusive definition of a leader,” said Donna Parrey, Senior Research Analyst with i4cp and author of the report.

The full report is available exclusively to i4cp members; a summary version can be downloaded at http://www.i4cp.com/company/downloads

Global leadership development continues to be a topic of focus in i4cp's Executive Leadership Development Exchange, a peer working group that includes Cargill, Penske, Pitney Bowes, Toyota Financial Services and several other leading organizations.

Contact Information:
Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp)
Erik Samdahl
206-357-7662
Contact via Email
http://www.i4cp.com

Read the full story here: http://www.pr.com/press-release/522008

Press Release Distributed by PR.com

Source: PR.com

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Smoking causes urological diseases
Vienna, Sep 19 (IANS) Smoking leads to a number of urological diseases, experts said.
 
 
'Angelina Effect' makes more women test for breast cancer
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) At least three militants were killed Friday in a remote-controlled blast in Pakistan.
 
 
Want good raise at work? Get a supportive wife
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Do not just blame your boss or jealous colleagues for no promotion or salary hike at work - your spouse's personality is equally important to decide if your chosen career will make you richer or poorer.
 
 
People with larger pupil size bad decision makers
London, Sep 19 (IANS) People with larger pupil size tend to be inconsistent in their decisions, says a study.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Katherine Heigl on 'apology tour'
Katherine Heigl is on an ''apology tour''. The 35-year-old actress was the subject of a Hollywood Reporter expose on her alleged diva behavior a year ago but her 'State of Affairs' co-star David Harbour says she is now...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Ryan Gosling 'madly in love' with daughter
Ryan Gosling is ''madly in love'' with his baby daughter. The 33-year-old actor and his long-term girlfriend Eva Mendes welcomed their first child into the world last Friday (12.09.14) and the couple are both said to...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Simon Le Bon can't get his kids to move out
Simon Le Bon can't get his children to move out. The Duran Duran star has daughters Amber, 25, Saffron, 22, and Tallulah, 20, with supermodel wife Yasmin Le Bon and he's confessed that although they have all grown up...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Kim Kardashian West vying for Downton Abbey role
Kim Kardashian West wants to star in 'Downton Abbey'. The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star is reportedly desperate to land a role in the ITV period drama, and resorted to seeking advice from Laura Carmichael, who...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Prince Harry transformed into a puppet at birthday bash
Britain's Prince Harry was transformed into a ventriloquist's dummy at a party for his 30th birthday. While the flame-haired royal was initially reluctant to get on stage during the bash at Clarence House, he was...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Daniel Radcliffe visits marijuana cafe
Daniel Radcliffe visited a marijuana café in Amsterdam. The 'Harry Potter' actor decided to stop by one of the famous cafes while visiting the Dutch capital and was seen looking very pleased with himself as he posed for...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Iranian hardliners form 'chastity patrols'
Tehran, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) "Chastity patrols", created by an Iranian paramilitary group, are patrolling the streets of Iran to force women to go "well covered" in public. At the beginning of summer, trendy Iranian...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Sophia Loren celebrates 80th birthday with an exhibition
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Italian actress Sophia Loren, who will turn 80 Saturday, will celebrate her birthday with an exhibition displaying her most prized possessions in Mexico. The Oscar winner's belongings,...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Liam Neeson scared of heights
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Liam Neeson may be known as a action star, but there is one thing that terrifies him: Heights. The 62-year-old actor admits he suffers from acrophobia and can't even manage to stand on a...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Jeptoo targets history in Chicago Marathon
Nairobi, Sep 19 (IANS) History will be beckoning for Boston Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya when she lines up at the Chicago City course for the 42km race Oct 12. Jeptoo is chasing her maiden win in the World...
Read more on Sport Balla