Preparing high-potential staff for the step up to leadershipReplacing return on investment with return on strategyBy Mary Marcus10/25/2004|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/25/2004 Finally, organizations — or at least a growing number of them — are realizing that “training” doesn’t work. There has been a dramatic shift. Now, organizations are focusing on “development” to build capability — both individual and organizational. What’s more, firms are concentrating this development on the real work of the business. They’re also eschewing return-on-investment measures for what’s called return on strategy — an assessment of the organization’s capability to implement strategy as a return to the investment in leadership development.This doesn’t mean training isn’t part of the development package. It’s just not the answer all the time, and it’s never the answer in isolation. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.