Most organizations have realized the importance of hiring, developing, engaging, and retaining their leadership talent – no surprises there. They have also found value in using an objective and reliable measurement method to identify leadership and high potential talent.
However, some organizations still struggle to get buy-in from senior executives (those who hold the purse strings) and lack budget approval for one of the most important drivers of organizational success. If you are renewing your leadership assessment budget or trying to get executive support for the first time, these seven facts will help you get budget approval.
The research over the last 50 years in the area of leadership selection and development is clear. Focusing on your high potentials within the organization is not only important, but imperative in order to compete in today’s environment.