Top Companies for Leaders: Research to Reality

1.23.2008 General, News Release, School News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Wake Forest University’s Babcock Graduate School of Management and Hewitt Associates present “Top Companies for Leaders: Research to Reality” from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St.

In 2007, Hewitt Associates, in partnership with The RBL Group and Fortune magazine, conducted the most comprehensive study on leadership in the global marketplace. The Top Companies for Leaders 2007 Study broadens the previous scope of what it takes for companies to build leaders, drawing on firsthand experience and practices.

As part of “Top Companies for Leaders: Research to Reality,” Hewitt will share findings from its extensive research into how the best organizations choose and develop leaders. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to gain insights from the experience of South Carolina-based Sonoco Products, identified as an exemplary company in the study, as well as hear thoughts from an educator’s perspective on leadership.

Presenters will include Jim Donohue, principal and practice lead, Leadership Consulting, North America, Hewitt Associates; Allan McLeland, director of human resources and organizational development manager, Sonoco Products; and William Davis, executive professor, Babcock Graduate School of Management, Wake Forest University.

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