How to improve leadership quality

Effectiveness of leadership can have profound impact on workplace culture
By Donna Burnett-Vachon and Colin Hall
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/06/2017

Volatility, changing business environments, faster-paced and increasingly complex change initiatives and evolving workforce demographics have become the reality for organizations today.

To be successful in this environment, organizations must focus on leadership. The quality and effectiveness of leadership can have a profound impact on workplace cultures and organizational performance at all levels.

Leadership development has moved to the forefront as a strategic priority for the most successful organizations in Canada and internationally. Studies have shown investment in leadership development can improve bottom-line financial performance, create organizational alignment, increase agility, and improve an organization’s ability to attract and retain top talent.