Study Next Leadership

Our Next Leadership study takes a look at the status of leadership development with a special focus on high potentials and their development in companies.

Self-efficacy – the royal road to success?

Which characteristics and skills in your employees ensure an above-average contribution to the company? The trend topic of self-efficacy has received special attention in recent years. But is self-efficacy really the royal road to success?

Study of the month: October

In an increasingly globalized world, small and medium-sized enterprises – which are often still traditionally and regionally rooted – are confronted with growing challenges. In order to remain competitive, there is a need to have qualified, capable and motivated managers in the company’s own ranks.Strametz [&] Associates has conducted a study against this backdrop that looks at the management development of medium-sized companies.

Agile leadership – buzzword or future trend?

There is currently no getting around the topic of “agility” – and it is particularly worthwhile to turn the agile gaze to the topic of “leadership”. Because agile leadership combines methods and values, process management and people management, techniques and ideas.

In our free whitepaper, we devote ourselves entirely to the topic of agility and answer the question of why agile leadership can only work with an agile corporate culture.

5 Competencies for the future

What does current research say about future competencies? What skills will employees and managers need in the future?

Eight studies with a combined total of more than 3,000 respondents were included in our metastudy. Overall, 64 competencies emerged as particularly important in the studies. We give you an overview and focus on the 5 most important future competencies.

Study of the month: July

Energy Factory St. Gallen and HR Pepper Management Consultants collaborated in April 2020 to examine how the Corona Crisis is impacting leadership culture and success in organizations. The result: top executives apparently tend to lose touch with reality!

Apparently, top executives at the 300 companies surveyed have a much more positive view of both their own work and their company’s culture than other organizational…

Provide clarity & security

In everyday working life – and especially in a time of crisis like now – there are often difficult issues that need to be communicated to employees: for example, an unpleasant business situation, uncertain prospects or personal cutbacks.

The be-all and end-all when it comes to bad news is good communication!

Study of the month: March

A team from Harvard Business School and the BCG Henderson Institute surveyed more than 11,000 employees and 6,500 top managers on employees’ willingness to change.

Conclusion: Employees were much more interested in acquiring new skills than employers thought they would be. The study shows that employees are adaptable and optimistic about the future.

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