By Kelly Hannum, Jean B. Leslie, Shannon Muhly
Center for Creative Leadership
R. F. Solomon
Network of Executive Women
This paper, a collaboration between the Center for Creative Leadership and The Network of Executive Women, describes the development of the competency model, The NEW Career Accelerator Model™. The model includes eight leadership competencies critical for women to reach executive leadership levels in the retail, consumer goods, and services industry.
Hannum, K., Leslie, J. B., Muhly, S., & Solomon, R. F. (2015). Accelerators: Critical competencies for women leaders in retail and consumer goods [White paper]. Chicago, IL: Network of Executive Women, and Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership. https://doi.org/10.35613/ccl.2015.1016