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Over a decade has past since we first learned about common causes leading up to leadership shortage concerns . Those included recruiting wars for talent, the retirement of large numbers of baby boomers, changes in the nature of work, and poor organizational practices identifying, selecting, and developing talent. Sadly, new surveys report the leadership skills gap still exists. The concern seems to have spread further around the globe. The World Economic Forum on the global outlook for 2015 identified the lack of leadership as the No. 3 challenge over the next 12–18 months. Out of 1,767 respondents to the Survey on the Global Agenda, 86% agree there is a leadership crisis in the world today. This paper shares findings from two research studies designed to explore the leadership gap.
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