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The Fatal Flaw in Leadership Competency Models

The Fatal Flaw in Leadership Competency Models

The vast majority of Global 1000 companies, Federal and State government agencies, NGOs, and philanthropic organizations use leadership competency models to describe the skills and behaviors leaders need to be successful. 

Organizations typically use 6-20 competencies to define leader expectations with variations for those in different hierarchical levels, functions, business units, and geographical regions.