Why most leadership development no longer works and how 3 small changes can guarantee greater ROI
“… Senior executives and their HR teams continue to pour money into training, year after year, in an effort to trigger organizational change. But what they actually need is a new way of thinking about learning and development.” – Harvard Business Review
There’s a problem: learning and development doesn’t work.
Companies all over the world are investing in learning and development every year to the tune of over $336 Billion globally, with very little to show for it. The complex business world we exist in now calls for more advanced leaders, dynamic teams and learning experiences that are tangible and relative to create effective behavioural change. Something that most learning and development lacks.
How to eliminate the Hero Leader mentality
Rooted somewhere deep in society is our search for – and aspiration to become – hero leaders. Time and time again, organisations search for this individual, and hire this individual to command-and-control a company strategy that rescues the organisation right on time. Spoiler: it no longer works.
A comprehensive approach to high-performing teams
Over time, the effectiveness team development has diminished. It has become so common and thrown around that carefully crafted and tailored development opportunities for leaders and teams diluted into simplistic team building activities in the form of fun half-day games.
Breaking down team and functional silos
”“Change and the ever-increasing need for management teams to adapt and meet challenges has never been so profound. MODAL has been a critical part of the evolution and alignment of several team I have worked in across different industries and sectors and bring a unique ability to engage with and challenge team functioning and dynamics, and build alignment and accountability to ensure teams and their delivery is the strongest it can be.”Steve PaulDirector of Corporate Services, VenuesWest