Journal: People Science - Human Capital Management & Leadership in the public sector Volume 1, Issue 2 Spring/Summer 2014 - Page 31

About the Author When this is completed, a group of measures are now understandable by top executives and administrators as they see the money saved or cost avoided as a result of this program. When the fully loaded cost of the leadership development program is included, the ROI calculation can be made. This is powerful data that is not only possible, but also highly desirable. In a recent study of 232 global leadership development directors, 11% of their leadership development programs were pushed to the ROI level. Dr. Jack J. Phillips is a world-renowned expert on accountability, measurement, and evaluation. Phillips provides consulting services for Fortune 500 companies and major global organizations. The author or editor of more than seventy-five books, he conducts workshops and presents at conferences throughout the world. Dr. Phillips regularly consults with clients in We see a migration toward this approach manufacturing, service, government and to the ROI analysis for leadership non-governmental organizations in over development. The important message is 60 countries in North and South America, to be proactive with this process and to be Europe, Africa, Australia, and Asia. His work very selective when deciding which program has been featured in Fortune, Wall Street should be pushed to impact and ROI. To be Journal, BusinessWeek, and on CNN. proactive means that you build capability for impact and ROI analysis, experiment Dr. Phillips has undergraduate degrees with the process, and gain experience in electrical engineering, physics, and with measuring at these levels before the mathematics; a master’s degree in Decision request is made to do it. This provides the Sciences from Georgia State University; and leadership development team insight into a Ph.D. in Human Resource Management the value of the program and identifies from the University of Alabama. He is adjustments that must be made. If you Dr. Jack J. Philips chairman of ROI Institute, Inc., and can be need examples of leadership development reached at (205) 678-8101, or by e-mail at jack@roiinstitute. studies, please let us know and we can send them to you. net Good luck with this important issue. DON’T JUST BRACE FOR CHANGE FACE IT WITH DAI The government is rapidly changing: budget constraints, agency restructuring, doing more with less. DAI is ready, are you? We’re the People people: helping organizations synergize their services while keeping the workforce engaged. Our human capital, communications and learning solutions experts collaborate to face your unique challenges. COMMUNICATIONS. HUMAN CAPITAL. LEARNING SOLUTIONS. People Science Call Blake Myers at 703.838.0093 x282 or email bmyers@dai-solutions.com. WWW.DAI-SOLUTIONS.COM Spring 2014 26