Obviously communication is a core competency. Studies have found that 70-80% of a leader’s time is spent in communication, mainly with those who report to them. Probably for this reason communication is a major predictor of leadership effectiveness. Research shows that the use of particular communication techniques can help build team performance and engagement. Learn More
Leadership Competency Development – what works – what doesn’t
Research update. A 2017 meta-analysis of over 300 studies on leadership competency development shows there is little evidence of positive impact of on organizational effectiveness. It highlights those approaches that work better, those that don’t work, and those that are still uncertain. A complementary study highlights the problems many organizations have in supporting learning transfer on the job.
The Neuroscience of Leadership Competency Development
There is a strong trend to attach the term ‘neuro’ to articles, products and services in psychology and people management. It is claimed that organizational behaviour, leadership, learning and development, can be better understood and improved using neuroscientific theory and methods. How true is this?