April 8th 2011

Assessing People for Senior Jobs

This research report reviews the changing role of leaders and the importance of context, culture and job requirements when selecting them. It examines what criteria should be used for assessing leaders and provides an overview of assessment tools and methods. It also examines the major causes of early career derailment and provides advice on how companies can improve their on-boarding.

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