Getting started early

Leadership development throughout entire organization most effective approach
By Biren Bandara
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/11/2017

The importance of leadership training and development cannot be stated enough. There is rarely an HR department or organization that does not see the absolute importance of leadership training for its managers, executives and supervisors.

However, there are two systemic issues with the way most organizations tackle the development of leadership.

The first issue is timing. Giving leadership training to seasoned managers and supervisors is great, but chances are by the time upper management settles into their new positions, the train has already left the station.