November 26th 2010

A Scientific Approach to Leadership & Leadership Development for Superior Performance

David Burnham described his pioneering work with David C. McClelland in the 1960’s on High Performing Leaders. This work, based on inner motivation with the constructs of N-ach, N-pow and N-aff, has stood the test of time but has been updated to reflect the fact that today’s leaders do things with others rather than to others. David will only be able to give a ‘flavour’ of his work but rather unusually, it’s a data-driven approach.

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