No Marshmallows, Just Term Papers
A H ARVARD BUSINESS PRESS BOOK SUMMARY
Developing the Next Generation of Leaders
by Morgan W. McCall, Jr.
• Many corporations are not structured to promote the development of future leaders.
Finance & Accounting
Sales & Marketing
• Your company is developing its leaders, either on purpose through a deliberate
process or haphazardly through the lessons of daily business.
• Strengths that characterize executives also can be liabilities.
• Good leaders are not discouraged by adversity.
Strategy & Execution
Technology & Operations
• Effective leaders are always looking for learning opportunities.
• Leaders should welcome feedback and should not be threatened by criticism.
• Leaders should work hard to maximize their natural gifts.
• Aspiring leaders learn the most when they are taken out of their comfort zones.
• Meaningful leadership is a blend of talent and hard work.
• Personal change is very difficult, but you owe it to yourself to try if that’s what
To purchase personal subscriptions or corporate solutions, visit www.getAbstract.com or www.hbr.org. To buy a copy of the
book, go to http://harvardbusinessonline.hbsp.harvard.edu/relay.jhtml?name=itemdetail&id=3360&referral=2340.
getAbstract is a knowledge rating service and publisher of book abstracts. getAbstract maintains complete editorial responsibility for all parts of this abstract. The respective copyrights of authors and publishers are acknowledged. All rights
reserved. No part of this abstract may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, photocopying, or otherwise, without prior written permission of getAbstract Ltd (Switzerland) and Harvard Business School Publishing.
Copyright 1998 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. Summary Copyright 2008 Harvard...
Join now to view this essay and thousands of others on PaperCamp.com. It's free Join Now!