Upcoming Events

    • 12/09/2020
    • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (EST)
    • Zoom

    Leadership in Context: Shifting Conditions, Changing Demands

    Preliminary findings from the 2020 Global Leadership Forecast

    How do the demands of leadership change as work context shifts? A recent review (Reynolds, McCauley, & Tsacoumis, 2018) of the state of the field related to the assessment and development of senior leadership assessment cited the need for more work on the role of context when defining leader performance. But given the diversity of leadership theories, models, and practices, how should context be considered? This presentation examines the role of context for leadership from a practical perspective. Examples are drawn from our leadership consulting practice and data will be reviewed from DDI’s Global Leadership Forecast, a massive survey of leadership effectiveness conducted over several decades. Results will also be shared from the most recent version of the survey, conducted during the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic. Implications for leaders and the assessment and development programs designed to serve them will be discussed.

    4:30 - 5:30 PM EST Presentation

    5:30 PM EST Networking

    Doug Reynolds is the Executive Vice President at Development Dimensions International (DDI), where his department develops and implements software-based assessment and learning products for leaders in large organizations. His consulting work has focused on the implementation of assessment for executive and leadership evaluation. Doug has published and presented frequently on topics related to the intersection of I-O psychology and technology. He co-edited Next Generation Technology-Enhanced Assessment and the Handbook of Workplace Assessment, and coauthored Online Recruiting and Selection. Dr. Reynolds is a Past President of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2012-2013).

    Stephanie Neal leads DDI’s Center for Analytics and Behavioral Research (CABER) where she manages strategic market research and trend studies on leadership and talent. She works with clients across industries to design and execute analytics initiatives that demonstrate the impact of assessment and development. Stephanie is an author of several industry-leading research reports, including DDI’s Global Leadership Forecast, the world’s largest leadership trend research study.


    • The presentation will go from 4:30 - 5:30 PM EST, followed by a networking session.
    • This presentation will be a live webcast - where attendees can ask questions.
    • The recorded webcast will be available to PTCMW members in the webcast library.
    • Registration closes at 11PM EST the day before the event.

    Free for Students

    Students will need a registration code to sign up for free. Please email the Secretary (secretary.ptcmw@gmail.com) using your student email address to receive the code.


    We understand you may be financially affected by COVID-19, so we are offering the option to attend this event for free. Please email the Secretary (secretary.ptcmw@gmail.com) to receive a registration code.

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