Elements of a successful leadership development programGood leaders can make or break a company’s cultureBy Russel Horwitz03/08/2010|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/07/2010 A good leader can make or break the culture, and in turn the performance, of an organization. She is more likely to make the right decisions, attract and retain staff and maximize the use of resources.Therefore, developing leaders should be a priority for organizations. There are a variety of best practices to keep in mind when it comes to developing great leaders.Identify what is important for the organization: Start with a general competency model. This can help everyone to share a common language, making discussions and decisions more effective. 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.