Research News
Using a case study strategy, the authors examine the adoption and application of a particular relational view of leadership, the Direction-Alignment-Commitment (DAC) Framework.
This article presents the results of a benchmark survey covering current uses of digitally enabled assessment and development tools, future adoption trends, and barriers to implementation.
This year’s report shares evidence-based research on advancing the human-centered leadership that will be key for individuals and organizations to thrive now and in the future.
The article, published in Talent Management, shares insights from over 15,000 young globally located workers. Suggestions on how organizations can equitably recruit and support new leaders are provided.
Established in 1997, IAIR is a professional interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the understanding and improvement of intercultural relations through world-class social science research.
This article presents a framework for understanding leaders’ challenges across organizational levels. Equipped with this knowledge, CHROs can focus their leadership development initiatives on what matters most.
The blog, in, introduces three innovative techniques for tuning LDA topic model outputs.
The article, in Chief Learning Officer, highlights more than 10,500 Gen Z and millennials accounts of factors influencing their leadership and empowerment across 20 countries.
New CCL report examines the current state of Digital Leadership in Singapore and highlights the need for improved digital transformation management.
The research produced several recommendations for ways that government organizations can help new public service leaders make a smooth transition from the private sector, as well as skillsets and practices new leaders should consider and apply in their own practice.
Learn how employee engagement is defined and measured at CCL.
Moving from survival to strategic pivot post-COVID requires organizations to reflect, reset, and recalibrate. Learn how in this white paper.
The study focused on better understanding the relationships between vocal delivery (using the AI-informed, voice-analytic technology, VoiceVibes) and leader competencies (using 360 assessments) and two leadership outcomes: leader emergence and effectiveness.
New white paper reviews evidence from more than 10,000 surveys and 21 interviews with youth in 20 countries on the state of youth leadership and empowerment.
The authors discuss the role leaders have in taking responsibility for both delivering on the promise of AI and creating the ethical policies that foster reputable brands, diverse communities, and thriving employees.
New paper offers guidance to organizations aiming to address inequality resulting from gender differences in network creation and utilization.
Sophia Zhao Publishes Paper, Under-Representation of Global Leaders from Asia: Competency Gap or Unconscious Bias?
The evidence-based research included in this year’s Executive Outlook will help you gain insights into best practices responding to unprecedented challenges brought about and surrounding the COVID-19 crisis.
Stephen Young publishes article titled, Are Leaders Learning How To Be More Empathetic? If Not Now, When?
Sunil’s article, “Research: How Corporate Boards in Asia Can Improve Governance” outlines five steps for strengthening and empowering corporate boards.
Research Insights
How do the conversations you have with yourself influence how you lead?
New research helps leaders and organizations better understand the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the workplace.
Are you interested in building resilience or know of leaders who might be? Learn how in this Research Insights paper.
This paper introduces CCL’s framework for measuring and maximizing the impact of leadership development. The framework includes the type of impact that can be expected and measured as well as key factors that influence impact.
Research Blog
In this article in the Impact Blog Series we share insights about Latin American women’s development needs and challenges in STEM fields. Tailoring development programs to specific populations can result in better impact.
This article in the Impact Blog Series highlights how behavior change stemming from a leadership development intervention can be used to demonstrate ROI.
As part of our Impact Blog Series, we share research highlights about the impact of the Carol Emmott Fellowship on the powerful networks developed by women leaders in healthcare.
As part of the Impact Blog Series, this post shares some initial findings that indicate that leaders are able to have meaningful connections with one another while participating in virtual leadership development sessions.
This post explores 5 key insights into how the pandemic and its associated significant disruptions and stressors have impacted leaders and organizations via data analysis of nearly 300 leaders.
This article in the Impact Blog Series highlights three steps that can be used by OD/LD professionals to identify critical leader skills or competencies for development.
In honor of Women's History Month, this Impact Series Blog looks closely at some of our women’s leadership programs to understand the role that leadership development can play in helping women break the glass ceiling and take on leadership roles.
Confidence is the first step to success. This series of data insights from multiple evaluation and research projects explores confidence as an indicator of leadership development.
This Impact Series blog highlights CCL’s flagship principal leadership program, the Margaret Waddington Institute for School Leadership (Waddington), and its efficacy in reducing principal attrition rates.
This article in the Impact Blog Series highlights three simple steps that can be used by LD professionals to begin their journey towards demonstrating ROI of leadership development initiatives.
In this Impact Blog Series entry, we discuss the impact of post-program coaching on leadership development.
This Impact Blog Series post shares early lessons acquired through intentional listening and learning from participants and how our practice was impacted.
This feature in the Impact Blog Series shares data that demonstrate that leadership development can be effective in helping leaders improve work-life balance and resiliency.
What is driving satisfaction with CCL programs? The first feature in the Impact Blog Series answers this question using data recently collected from 500 participants.
This blog series will share what we are learning about the impact of leadership development from data collected using multiple methods across a wide range of development initiatives across the globe.
The challenges of leadership are inside leaders at levels of management. What are they and what can you do about them?