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“You should measure things you care about. If you’re not measuring, you don’t care and you don’t know.”
– Steve Howard
We can all agree on the importance of leadership in an organization. We can also agree that important things should be measured. As an extension of that, we could argue that everyone should be using some form of leadership assessment to select, identify, and develop leaders. Following are just four of the ways that leadership assessments will help you Build Better Leaders.
Whether you are filling a management position internally or sourcing from outside the organization, assessments can add a unique and objective perspective to your hiring process. There are a variety of types of Leadership Assessments that can add value to your management hiring process including but not limited to measurements of Leadership Style, Leadership Personality, Leadership Character, and Leader Performance. The best way to ensure that you select the most valid assessments is to enlist the help of experts. However, you can also follow a similar process to:
Similar to hiring a leader, identifying your Hi-Potentials should always start with a process of developing a clear understanding of your organization’s current and future leadership needs. The result of this process should be to create formal success profiles for each leadership position or family of positions. Once your success profiles have been established:
Figure 1 - GroupView Report from Leadership Skills Profile
A succession planning process requires having a structured approach for measuring your current baseline, forecasting your future leadership needs, and planning for how you will meet those needs. Leadership assessments can be a critical tool to help:
Leadership development is at the center of everything that we do to build better leaders.
Assessments offer a simple yet effective leadership development tool that helps your leaders:
While you can certainly develop leaders without using assessments, it is near impossible to gauge the effectiveness without some form of assessment.