Tag: DDI

HR Query: Why Zuckerberg Is Wrong About Mid-Level Managers

After Elon Musk fired middle managers in mass after his Twitter takeover, Zuckerberg called this trend “good for the industry.” Management expert Verity Creedy begs to differ. According to Creedy, VP of Product Management at global leadership company DDI, mid-level managers are being underutilized and unappreciated – when in reality, they’re the unsung heroes of […]

6 Leadership Trends That Are Changing the Workplace

A new worldwide study of 25,000 business leaders finds the biggest worry on executives’ minds isn’t recession, global competition or labor relations. It’s not even cybersecurity.

New Data: The Ultimate Proof of Leadership Development Success?

Yesterday’s Advisor shared some results from PROOF, a report on the effectiveness of leadership development programs from Development Dimensions International’s (DDI). Today, we present more results from this wide-ranging study.

The Ripple Effect of Leadership

By Anita Bowness Leadership roles are tough, and the actions of a leader have a ripple effect that can be felt throughout the organization. Here with tips for ensuring this ripple effect is positive for your company is an article by Halogen Software’s Anita Bowness, who is the global practice leader for Business Consulting.

Do Leadership Skills Transfer Effectively to Home Life?

Dozens of research studies show that better leadership at work positively impacts employee engagement, retention, and numerous other business metrics. But is there an overlooked benefit to the money companies spend on developing their leaders?

Do Your Talent Management Strategies Develop These 7 Successful Leadership Practices?

  In the volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) business landscape—which is expected to continue for 2015—leaders face many challenges that require aggressive, sustained talent management strategies to prepare them for success. New research from Development Dimensions International (DDI) and The Conference Board, titled The Global Leadership Forecast (GLF) 2014 | 2015, Ready-Now Leaders: Meeting […]