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How Leadership Is Radically Changing: Implications for Talent Development

  • 16 Jun 2016
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • The Employers Association, 3020 W. Arrowood Rd., Charlotte, NC 28273
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Gary A. DePaul, PhD, CPT 

Leadership Is Evolving

If you want to improve your work environment so that people feel safer, more relevant, and unified, you need to practice leadership in a new way.

Near the end of the 20th Century, authors and researchers started shifting how they think about leadership. Within the past decade, this shift has evolved radically.

Unfortunately, few professionals know about how leadership principles, beliefs, and practices have changed. Many still operate from traditional leadership assumptions that can cause more harm than good.

Leadership development also is changing

Despite the fact that surveys continue to reflect how leadership development is one of the highest priorities for human capital management, studies show how ineffective many leadership development programs are. Whether because designers don’t know what works or are hesitant to change from what they are comfortable with doing, leadership development teams need to do more or something different to meet organizational and cultural needs.

Solutions for how to change aren’t documented well, but there have been some interesting advancements with leveraging cloud-based big data to accelerate the positive development of organizational culture.

Find out the latest critiques of leadership programs and how some have leveraged big data to improve their workforce’s leadership capacity.

Take-Away deliverables

Based on a meta-analysis of contemporary leadership books, Gary DePaul will introduce you to 21st Century Leadership. You’ll take away the following:

  • Leadership Framework and supporting materials (describes this new leadership approach)
  • 21st Century Leadership Development Roadmap
  • Marshall/Hunter Leadership Development Model
  • Select leadership bibliography

What you'll learn

After Gary facilitates this presentation, you'll be able to:

  • Rethink your views of leadership and leadership development by leveraging the take-away deliverables.
  • Avoid leadership development pitfall designs that have been documented in the literature.
  • Leverage a bibliography to learn more about how leadership is changing.

About Gary A. DePaul, PhD, CPT

"I help organizations become more effective at leadership development."

Gary A. DePaul is an expert on how leadership is radically changing. He has two decades of experience as a practitioner and scholar of leadership, has worked as a manager in fortune 500 companies, and consults with organizations to improve leadership practices.

Gary is the author of the 2015 book, Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership: A Guide for Inspiring Creativity, Innovation, and Engagement (published by CRC Press). In April 2016, ISPI awarded Gary the Outstanding Human Performance Communication Award of Excellence for his book.

He completed his Ph.D. and Ed.M. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and a bachelor's degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). ISPI has designated him as a Certified Performance Technologist (CPT).

5:00 - Networking

6:00 - Dinner

7:00 - Speaker

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