Special report: leadership development

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 4 October 2011




Kranz, G. (2011), "Special report: leadership development", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 25 No. 6. https://doi.org/10.1108/dlo.2011.08125faa.003



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Special report: leadership development

Article Type: Abstracts From: Development and Learning in Organizations, Volume 25, Issue 6

Kranz G.Workforce Management, May 2011, Vol. 90 No. 5, Start page: 28, No. of pages: 4

Reviews the current approaches to leadership development that are being used by US firms, citing some innovative practices that are making the training more creative and engaging. Describes training programmes involving working as part of a fire fighting team, improvisational comedy workshops, jazz-infused leadership workshops, visits to beaches of the World War 2 Normandy landings, and trekking across the mountainous region in Nepal. Discusses why these experiential approaches to leadership development are successful.Article type: ViewpointISSN: 1092-8332Reference: 40AL595

Keywords: Experiential learning, Leadership, Management development, USA

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