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25 Insights from the 2019 Leadership Development Conference
“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”

John F. Kennedy, former U.S. president


Leadership, Culture, and Context Matter: Building Capability Throughout the Pipeline

Most organizations are going through what feels like endless transformation to keep up with the rapid pace of innovation, digital transformation, and disruption. They are also striving to have more gender and racial equality on their senior leadership teams and to create more inclusive cultures. Doing these requires new organizational strategies, corporate cultures, ways of working, skills, habits, mindsets, and leadership methods. To make such changes, companies need to become more agile, redefine the role of leaders, and get current and future managers to adopt and model new behaviors so the entire workforce can do the same.

When 118 practitioners and experts met to discuss leadership development, we took notes. Here are the highlights:

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Sheri Rothman

Senior Writer
The Conference Board