Publication Date

Spring 2015


In order to best identify potential future leaders within the organization, a company needs to find a way to measure the qualities of executive presence both to ensure that all of the company’s leadership values are being truly expressed in everyday actions and to increase the effectiveness of succession planning among the organization’s upper-tier executives.


Suggested Citation
Heppner, S., & Wang, T. L. (2015). What are the measurable qualities that define executive presence and how can we use these to tangibly assess leaders?Retrieved [insert date] from Cornell University, ILR School site:

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