Training alone often fails to develop today’s employees into tomorrow’s senior managers. It is systems and behaviours in the workplace that need to change before workers can take an organisation to the next level.
They say a leopard can't change its spots. Similarly, most employees fail to develop and improve their leadership skills when given training.
Several mistakes are routinely made when leadership training is offered in a bid to transform good organisations into great ones. Writing for Harvard Business Review (HBR), Michael Beer, Magnus Finnström and Derek Schrader looked at the common pitfalls and also the solutions in making employee training worthwhile.