There is the need to be able to assess the quality more accurately and consistently beyond ‘gut feel’. And it is also recognized that this is difficult to achieve and frequently overlooked. The consequence is often a high rate of “churn” with top managers.
Do the company’s top managers have the leadership competence to achieve your investment or growth strategy? Surveys prove that the quality of leadership is the most significant driver of company performance. Inaccurate assessment results in an undesirable rate of churn in top management, and delayed and reduced returns.
By creating a set of specific questions to assess a manager’s leadership competency (soft wiring) with regards to the specific strategy (hard wiring) for the company or institution.
By employing interviewing and meeting techniques appropriate for the situation – both informal and formal – and applying enhanced observational and listening skills.
Understanding preferences and filters of those who are responsible for assessing whether a person has the right qualities to do the right job eliminates much “gut feel”.
Using a simple but common set of tools accross the team to calibrate management leadership competency against the ability to achieve specific business goals.
Understanding the outcome of the interview or meeting in terms of the manager’s fit to the investment, growth scenario or general strategy.
Demonstrates the power of consolidating your multiple interactions with company managers.
We provide individual support for Executives and Management groups. Through mentoring in our Executive Development Programmes we help top-level managers who want to target personal development to further enhance their individual leadership skills and performance.