Leadership Development Review (LDR)
Assessing and Developing Your Leadership Talent
The Leadership Development Review process is an alternative to the group assessment centre and develops leaders one at a time. The leader works closely with a Coach to better understand their strengths, potential derailers and underlying moves by drawing development themes from three data sources.
Working with their line manager and HR Business Partner they take the lead in constructing and owning their action plan.
The Leadership Development Review is a structured process which accelerates the development of high potential leaders. It is supported by an experienced coach and consists of four elements:
- 360° feedback to get insight from those who work for, with and alongside the Leader
- Hogan personality inventories looking at personality, drivers/mo5vators, strengths and potential high risk behaviours (derailers)
- HBRI – a business relevant ability test looking at tactical and strategic thinking styles
- Structured interview focusing on experience, skills and aspirations of the leader
All the data is pulled together in one summary report and used as the basis for a half day coaching session. The key to the success of the LDR is the richness of the data, the themes identified, the quality of the coaching, the development planning meeting with the leader’s manager and the resulting development plan.
A Leadership Development Review is typically initiated by a senior line manager and HR business partner in the context of talent assessment and succession planning discussions. Leaders are identified who are key to the organisation and warrant an investment in their development in terms of performance in their current role and also preparation for future roles.
Identification of leader and engagement of their manager
Data gathering through 360° feedback, Hogan personality profile and structured interview
Coaching and feedback session, production of summary feedback report
Meeting between leader, manager, HR and coach to review results and agree development plan
All Leadership Development Reviews are managed by qualified coaches who have considerable management and business experience up to and including executive committee level.