Leadership Development: The State of the Art in Science and Practice
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Considerable resources are invested each year in developing leaders and leadership. Although leadership development remains a pressing concern across many different types of organizations (corporate, military, education, non-profit), a large percentage of managers and other stakeholders consider their systems and practices in this domain to be “broken”. Join Professor David Day from the University of Western Australia as he provides an overview of state-of-the-art approaches to leadership development and the scientific evidence behind them (or not) to better understand how to leverage more successful developmental initiatives.
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Woodside Chair in Leadership and Management, The University of Western Australia
David V. Day is Professor and Woodside Chair in Leadership and Management at The University of Western Australia Business School. Day has core research interests in the areas of leadership and leadership development. He is the lead author on An Integrative Approach to Leader Development (Routledge, 2009) and the editor of The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations (Oxford University Press, 2014). He served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology (2008-2014)and presently as a Consulting Editor for several other scholarly journals. Day is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, International Association of Applied Psychology, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Day was awarded the 2010 Walter F. Ulmer Research Award from the Center for Creative Leadership (USA) for outstanding, career-long contributions to applied leadership research.
This event is presented by The HEAD Foundation, a Singapore-based think tank devoted to research and policy influence in education and leadership, for development in Asia. Admission is free.