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807: Elevating Executives Above the Most Common Executive Struggles
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In-Person Sunday 06/11/2023 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral), People (Technical) | Intended Audience: Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
The session will focus on helping attendees learn what vertical development is and how they can employ it to elevate executive effectiveness. 

Given the tumultuousness of the environment that executives operate within - including escalating change, pressure, uncertainty, and complexity - and statistics that indicate our struggle to develop effective executives, transformational improvement in how we develop executives is needed now more than ever. In this session, Ryan Gottfredson and Amy P. Kelly, SHRM-SCP, will discuss how human resource leaders can change or improve their practices to help their executives operate at a higher level. Specifically, Ryan and Amy will: 1. Explain how executives are commonly operating at a leadership deficit. Stated differently, we will illuminate the challenges executives are facing and how they are commonly operating at a level below the magnitude of these challenges. 2. Identify the common consequences of operating at a leadership deficit.  3. Introduce vertical development as the approach human resource leaders must take to develop executives, so they can operate at a higher level.

Learning Objectives:

  • Analyze the degree to which your organization's executives are operating at a leadership deficit and identify the consequences.
  • Employ a transformational form of executive development, called vertical development, to elevate your executives' ability to navigate change, pressure, uncertainty, and complexity.
  • Elevate your organization by elevating the effectiveness of your organization's executives.
  • Expand your executive team's capacity to drive the organization through vertical development.

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Amy P. Kelly Photo
Amy P. Kelly, Vice President of Consulting,
The Jon Gordon Companies
Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D. Photo
Ryan Gottfredson, Ph.D., Leadership Professor & Consultant,
California State University, Fullerton