The Leadership Capital Index

Dave Ulrich

On the subject of evaluating a agency, management issues.

We all know that monetary outcomes can predict about 50 % of a agency’s market worth. Intangibles like technique, model, expertise, R&D, innovation, danger, and so forth account for the remainder. However management underlies all of them. And regardless of how vital we all know it’s, we have been compelled to depend on subjective and unreliable methods to measure its affect—till now.

On this landmark e book, management scholar, creator, and guide Dave Ulrich proposes a “management capital index”—a Moody’s or Customary and Poor’s ranking for management. Drawing on analysis from traders and enterprise leaders, and synthesizing the work of dozens of consulting companies and management consultants, Ulrich analyzes two broad domains, every comprising 5 components. The person area contains private qualities, strategic prowess, execution proficiency, interpersonal expertise, and match between the chief’s model and the group’s market guarantees. The organizational area encompasses a pacesetter’s skill to create customer-focused cultures, handle expertise, demand accountability, use data to achieve aggressive benefit, and arrange work processes to take care of change.

Ulrich particulars rigorous metrics and strategies for evaluating leaders on every of those components. The result’s a groundbreaking e book that will probably be of significant curiosity not solely to fairness and debt traders but additionally to boards of administrators, government groups, human useful resource and management improvement professionals, authorities and scores businesses—and naturally to leaders themselves.