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What's in it for Us? Benefits to the Institution

December 30, 1899

 

​Any organization that contemplates an investment of time or money must carefully weigh the potential costs and benefits. This is especially true when many priorities clamor for resources and attention. What, then, are the positive outcomes that warrant investing in leadership development?

There is a natural tendency to resist change. For enduring change to occur, people must see the need for it. They must share the vision for any new institutional direction and participate willingly in its implementation. Leadership development can serve as a catalyst for change by introducing new ideas and creating a new perspective. Individuals who are expanding their horizons are likely to see new possibilities and to want to do things differently. Leadership development fuels both individual creativity and institutional change.

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