FINALIST: Business Book Awards 2018 - HR and Management CategoryIn an increasingly volatile and complex world, it is crucial that organizations optimize leadership development so that employees in leadership positions have the right skills to operate successfully. Accelerated Leadership Development shows how HR and Learning and Development (L&D) professionals can accelerate the career progression of their top talent from entry level to senior executive roles. It covers the entire acceleration process: how to identify which individuals are right for accelerated leadership development, what roles are best suited for stretch assignments and how to avoid burnout.Packed with insights from HR experts and business leaders around the world , Accelerated Leadership Development shows how this type of development works in practice, what makes it successful and highlights the potential pitfalls to look out for. Debunking the myth that one size of leadership development fits all, this book includes specific guidance on how to tailor leadership development to women and millennials. Full of practical advice, tips and techniques, this is an essential book for anyone looking to develop their very best employees.