Big boss, small store: cultivating effective leadership in small to midsized companies

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 4 October 2011

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Tobin, D. (2011), "Big boss, small store: cultivating effective leadership in small to midsized companies", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 25 No. 6. https://doi.org/10.1108/dlo.2011.08125faa.010

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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Big boss, small store: cultivating effective leadership in small to midsized companies

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

Tobin D.T+D, April 2011, Vol. 65 No. 4, Start page: 61, No. of pages: 3

Outlines the difficulties facing small and medium-sized organizations (defined as having fewer than 5000 employees) in setting up effective leadership development programmes. Sets out a leadership development programme that is suitable for organizations that do not have large human resource functions. Lists what is involved in the programme which draws on techniques such as action learning sets, and mentoring and coaching, and explains how the organization will benefit from implementing it.Article type: viewpointISSN: 1535-7740Reference: 40AL591

Keywords: Leadership, Management development, Small and medium sized organizations, Training methods