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Growing the Next Generation of People-Centric Leaders

  • Larry Peters
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Abstract

In this chapter, I extend the conversation about being a People-Centric leader to helping others become more People-Centric in their leadership. I focus this chapter on why a leader should and how a leader can grow more leaders. I argue that being a role model is critical, but not enough. We also need to be intentional in helping others develop, starting with helping them understand the value of a People-Centric approach (i.e., developing a People-Centric mindset) and then supporting their development at a local level. I focus here on what leaders can do to incorporate key principles of adult learning (experience, feedback, and reflection) and three methods for impacting development (training, experience, and coaching).

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Larry Peters
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  1. 1.Neeley School of BusinessTexas Christian UniversityFort WorthUSA

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