A Society for Human Resource Management employee
development survey published in April 2005 provided startling
In almost all instances, Employee Development is
deemed to be of strategic importance as it increases the
likelihood of retaining talent and equips the organization for
However, formalized avenues for development are
not the norm. 83% of development programs are informal,
unstructured and not measured.
As a consequence, random results from
professional development are the norm because
organizations lack the mechanisms necessary to assure their
investments bring the anticipated return.”
You recognize that that the demands on your
leaders continue to increase. The bar is going up … and you may
not be comfortable with the plans to deal with these challenges.
Network's service is directed at proactively equipping leadership
teams for the challenges they face by challenging each other to keep
raising the bar, increasing the level of trust and transparency,
encouraging fresh perspectives, breakthrough ideas and innovative
solutions, demonstrating a bias for strategic change, reawakening
creativity, developing a shared sense of urgency, enhancing the
team’s level of cohesion and collaboration along with creating a
forum for validating decisions.
team will show demonstrable progress in their leadership and
professional development. Members create and execute development
plans that support organizational objectives and address their needs
for soft, technical & business skills utilizing a library of
development planning and execution resources. Cognition Network’s
delivery model overcomes the weaknesses of traditional approaches
creating accountability to the executive sponsor, other workgroup
members and to the members themselves. Accelerated leadership
development takes place through use of advanced problem solving and
issue management methods.