Develop more effective talent development activities for strategic leadership roles.
Most managers start their career at the operational level. As such, they develop their leadership competencies from leading operational activities. However, as they advance further in their organization, the leadership competencies needed to lead effectively is different from the experience they’ve gained at the operational level. The role of managers at the senior level has a more strategic focus. The transition from an operational leadership role to a strategic leadership role is not as always easy.
This book discusses the difference between operational and strategic leadership roles. It explains how managers can develop their strategic leadership competencies. HR managers responsible for talent management programs will also find this book useful. This book can help them develop more effective talent development activities to groom managers for the strategic leadership role.
What people are saying
“Easy to read. Plenty of examples and practicable. Insightful for talent managers like myself designing a Leadership Development Programme for mid level managers that are being prepared for strategic roles. Insightful also in providing a guide for assessing senior management strategic leadership competencies.”AnonymousTalent Manager
PODCAST: BFM 89.9
Most managers start their career at the operational level, but as they advance further in the organisation, their leadership competencies need to evolve to take on a more strategic focus. What’s the difference between operational leadership and strategic leadership? We speak to Rozhan Othman, author of the book, “Getting Ahead: Developing Competencies For Strategic Leadership” about why strategic leadership is essential today, using case studies from Asian and Western cultures.