Leadership development in Africa: A focus on strengths

By Regina Eckert & Simon Rweyongoza
Center for Creative Leadership


This paper focuses on the strengths of leaders in three regions of Africa (Southern Africa, West Africa, and Egypt) and highlights the regional differences Center for Creative Leadership research has uncovered. The authors outline an effective approach to leadership development that benefits both leaders and organizations alike. More than 100 countries around the world are successfully using the outline with the Center for Creative Leadership.


Eckert, R., & Rweyongoza, S. (2015). Leadership development in Africa: A focus on strengths [White paper]. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership. https://doi.org/10.35613/ccl.2010.1023

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