Decision Pulse Newsletter
7 Leadership Development Statistics You Should Know
In compiling our research report "Racing the Clock: Will high potentials be ready to lead in time to meet your need?" we uncovered some fascinating statistics on the general state of Leadership Development. I wanted to share 7 of those stats here for your quick consumption. Eat up!
- 44% of companies expect to increase total spending on leadership development and executive education in 2012 while general corporate training budgets remain flat.1
- According to the 2011 ASTD State of the Industry Report, companies will spend an average of $1,228 per employee on learning and development.
- 64% of learning executives say they are focusing on trying to speed up the leadership development process at their organization.2
- Leadership training is 3 times more effective at teaching knowledge than it is in changing behavior.3
- 56% of corporate leaders predict shortages in executive-level leadership. 2
- Nearly 3/4ths of learning executives will increase their focus on high potentials as emerging leaders this year.
- 41% of leadership development programs are not aligned with their organization’s strategy.1
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