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A leader is a person that is not afraid to get down

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A leader is a person that is not afraid to get down in the trenches with his team and has an intuitive approach to bring others along (Gillespie, 2015). Where Are the Leaders? A study of 4,000 companies was conducted ([email protected], 2013). The companies were asked the effectiveness of their leadership development programs ([email protected], 2013). 58% of the companies surveyed said they had talent gaps for critical leadership positions ([email protected], 2013). Organizations are experiencing a void in employee development of leaders (Bronstein & Fitzpatrick, 2015). Formal education lacks the skills training necessary for problem solving, effective group interaction, and decision making and most recent college graduates are ineffective leaders (Bronstein & Fitzpatrick, 2015). Three leadership qualities that most graduates lacked are 1) effective collaborative ability, 2) critical thinking ability, and 3) the
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OH WHERE ARE THE LEADERS? 3 ability to communicate with diverse groups of people (Bronstein & Fitzpatrick, 2015). Companies spend approximately 12.5 Billion dollars a year in training to develop leaders (Bronstein & Fitzpatrick, 2015). Despite all the leadership training and coaching, half of the companies have failed to cultivate the necessary leaders for their business ([email protected], 2013).
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