SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zenger Folkman, a company that delivers high-impact leadership development and corporate training programs in all key industries, sectors, and markets in the world, has been honored with the 2014 Top 20 Leadership Training Companies award from TrainingIndustry.com.
TrainingIndustry.com continuously monitors the training marketplace, looking for the best providers of leadership training services. As part of its commitment to the industry and its service to the training and development community, TrainingIndustry.com identifies top companies to assist buyers of leadership training programs, products and services in choosing the best industry training and leadership partners.
Selection for this year's Top 20 Leadership Training Companies was based on the following criteria:
- Thought leadership and influence on the leadership training industry
- Industry recognition and innovation
- Breadth of programs and audiences served
- Delivery methods offered
- Company size and growth potential
- Strength of clients
- Geographic reach
- Experience in serving the market
The Top 20 list includes leaders in the training industry that have demonstrated experience and excellence in providing leadership training services to a variety of clients.
"Submissions for the fifth annual Top 20 Leadership Training Companies were the most robust we have seen for any segment of the corporate training market," said Ken Taylor, COO, Training Industry, Inc.. "The response is a clear indication that corporations continue to focus on introducing new leadership strategies to support organizational performance improvement. This year's Top 20 list is a collection of the best-of-the-best in the support of this leadership evolution," continued Taylor.
Founded in 2003, Zenger Folkman delivers high-impact leadership development and corporate training programs with the goal of helping its clients boost employee productivity, strengthen employee commitment, and improve bottom-line profitability.
"We appreciate receiving this prestigious Training Industry Award as our training and development programs are backed by research gathered from more than 500,000 individual 360-degree assessments," said Jack Zenger, co-founder and CEO of Zenger Folkman. "This means that our training programs are not just a few good ideas born out of individual experiences — they also offer actionable information grounded in hard science and are proven to drive results," stated Zenger.
Today, Zenger Folkman is at the forefront of leadership programs for some of the world's biggest companies, including Wells Fargo, General Mills, GAP and Marriott. The secret to its success lies in the hard science that determines what separates good managers from extraordinary leaders. Zenger Folkman's leadership programs rely on a unique 360-degree assessment process that evaluates how leaders perform. The data is then benchmarked against thousands of leaders across hundreds of industries, giving leaders a clear picture of where they stand in relation to their colleagues and other professionals around the world. Armed with this empirical data, leaders are equipped to create personal development plans that focus on the things that will have the most impact on their performance and their organizations' success. For more information on these findings, and how to incorporate them into a leadership development plan, visit www.zengerfolkman.com.
About Zenger Folkman
Zenger Folkman is the authority in strengths-based leadership development. Their award-winning programs employ research-based methods that improve organizations and turn good managers into extraordinary leaders.
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