Book News: November 23rd, 2006

By Kelly Hannum, Jennifer W. Martineau and Claire Reinelt (Editors)With the increase in the number of organizational leadership development programs, there is a pressing need for evaluation to answer important questions, improve practice, and inform decisions. The Handbook is a comprehensive resource filled with examples, tools, and the most innovative models and approaches designed to evaluate leadership development in a variety of settings.

The Handbook helps answer the most common questions about leadership development efforts, including what difference does leadership development make, what development and support strategies work best to enhance leadership and is the time and money spent on leadership development worthwhile. It also describes the outcomes that can be expected from leadership development and approaches to sustaining leadership development efforts.

Published by Jossey -Bass ISBN: 0-7879-8217-2. US 95.00 dollars.