A successful business must have the right people in the right roles who also have the right capabilities. Leaders focusing on fulfilling their mandate of developing other leaders must understand this is one of the key factors that will help them realise their vision and strategies for their business.
It becomes imperative for an organisation to have a well-aligned leadership development strategy that is integrated into their business strategy. This would mean that the organisation must have a pipeline of talent that delivers leaders across all levels who are ready and capable of driving and implementing the objectives that generated their business strategy created from their vision and objectives.
In this interview, John Keells Holdings Executive Vice President and Group CIO Ramesh Shanmuganathan discusses how to identify and approach leadership development initiatives in this light.