Publication Date

Spring 2014


The war for talent is raging, making attracting, retaining, and developing high-performers more challenging than ever. Many of the “Baby Boomer” executives will be retiring in the near future, and only 15% of organizations in North America and Asia believe they have sufficient qualified successors for key positions. Additionally, 25% of surveyed organizations said they fail to keep top-performers, further illustrating the urgency and importance of the need to design optimal programs for developing future leaders. Thus, the content below will provide insight into the factors that make development program for “high potentials” successful.


Suggested Citation
Yang, J., Li, L., & Masannat. (2014). What are the latest trends in career pathing models as well as the most effective ways to accelerate high potential development? Retrieved [insert date] from Cornell University, ILR School site:

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