Leaders Born? Managers Made?

Leaders Born? Managers Made?

This On-Demand event was originally presented on September 15, 2010 (60 min)


Join us for an insightful webinar where we tackle the age-old question: are leaders born or made? Jim Eicher will provide a historical perspective on this intriguing topic and explore the evolving understanding of leadership and management. You will gain practical insights into differentiating between leadership and management, identifying key behaviors, and implementing actionable strategies to develop effective leaders within your organization. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of leadership and take your organization to the next level.

This webinar is based on the Leader Manager Profile, a training assessment that shows how capable leaders can meet the challenges of their industry and set a new standard for their company.

Attendees will learn

  • The historical perspectives and evolving theories regarding the nature of leadership and management.
  • The key characteristics and behaviors associated with effective leadership and management.
  • The concept of unconscious competence in relation to leadership and management and the transition to conscious competence.
  • The impact of training, experiences, and organizational processes in developing effective leaders.
  • Strategies for developing leadership capabilities within an organizational context.
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Leaders Born? Managers Made?

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Leader Manager Profile

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James Eicher is the creator of Cognitive Management, which applies research from the cognitive sciences to organization and leadership behavior. Jim has held leadership positions at KPMG, Booz Allen Hamilton, Symantec, and IBM, focusing on organizational change management (OCM), learning and development, and organization design/implementation.

Jim is the author of Making the Message Clear, and he is co-author, with the late John Jones and William Bearley, of the management assessments Matrix Manager Inventory: Leading in a Collaborative Environment, the Neurolinguistic Communication Profile, Rapport: Matching and Mirroring Communication, and Post-Heroic Leadership: Managing the Virtual Organization.



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This event is sponsored by HRDQ. For 45 years HRDQ has provided research-based, off-the-shelf soft-skills training resources for classroom, virtual, and online training. From assessments and workshops to experiential hands-on games, HRDQ helps organizations improve performance, increase job satisfaction, and more.

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