Research On Leadership EffectivenessIs Clear:
- Leadership Effectiveness is driven first and foremost by the leader’s “inner game”:
- What drives them, how they define themselves, what is important to them, and what they believe.
- Leadership Effectiveness is a primary contributor to business performance:
- Data strongly suggest that when a leader improves his or her leadership effectiveness, he or she has a 38% probability of seeing that improvement translate into higher business performance.
In a landmark study in the area of leadership development, researcher David McClelland found that when senior managers had a critical mass of emotional intelligence capabilities, their divisions outperformed yearly earnings goals by 20%.