I have been reading about the PepsiCo leadership development program and I am trying to find out how cultural intelligence, nonlinear systems thinking, self-awareness, and growth help with the development.
I need help with the following questions:
- Does the PepsiCo program challenge existing assumptions about what leaders should be in such a way as to empower a more self-directed and self-selected leadership development trajectory or process?
- Does the program support an outside-in or an inside-out focus (imposed or self-generated)?
- Does the PepsiCo program foster the capacity to support the personal growth of self and others in a nonlinear, multi-minded system?
- Does the program develop cultural intelligence?
The PepsiCo program does appear to challenge existing assumptions concerning what leaders should be, in order to empower a more self-directed and selected leadership development trajectory or process. This is due to the fact that the PepsiCo program offers managers within the organization the opportunity to improve their leadership skills by entering the sequential leadership developmental programs that are offered at all levels within the organization. This in essence allows individuals to utilize these programs at their own pace and ...