‘This is an era in which the demand for leadership greatly exceeds the supply. Signs of this imbalance are everywhere.’
The opening lines of Charan, Drotter and Noel’s 2001 book: The Leadership Pipeline Note the date. Almost six years ago and the situation worse than ever! Virtually everyone who works for someone else can give you stories of poor or non-existant leadership but only a few can give you examples of the reverse.