Why develop transformational leadership capacity?
Several recent studies show serious talent management challenges ahead as the business environment is volatile and increasingly uncertain and complex. CEOs worldwide know that a different approach is required to succeed in the future, but few are sure about how to approach it. The majority of companies have not even taken the first step to transform.
One of Amara Collaboration founders is Professor William (Bill) Torbert. During 40 years of research in Harvard, Yale and Boston College, he has shown that only 5% of leaders demonstrate a consistent capacity to innovate and to successfully transform their organisations. Those leaders have developed deep mental, emotional and relational capacities to lead complex, systemic change.
Traditional leadership development focuses on competence development and developing skills – What we know. The emerging trend in leadership development, so-called vertical development, focuses on capacity development and mindset transformation –How we know.