NEW YORK, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board, the global business research and membership organization, announces the next offering in its complimentary monthly book discussion hosted on The Conference Board Human Capital Exchange. This book discussion series offers HR professionals an opportunity to participate in discussions on various topics that impact their jobs as well as their organizations.
On May 18th at 10:00, Jack Phillips, Ph.D., world-renowned expert on accountability, measurement, and evaluation, Patricia Pulliam Phillips, Ph.D., President and CEO for ROI Institute, Inc., and Rebecca L. Ray, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Human Capital for The Conference Board, will discuss their new book, Measuring Leadership Development: Quantify Your Program's Impact and ROI on Organizational Performance. In this book, Human Capital professionals can learn how to quantify the impact of leadership development programs and initiatives which are typically among the highest profile and most heavily resourced undertakings at any company.
"There is no question of the criticality of leadership development programs; it takes great leaders to drive business performance. We wrote this book to help develop ways to articulate and communicate that impact," said Rebecca Ray.
The complimentary webcast is available at the following URL: https://hcexchange.conference-board.org/webcasts/webcastdetail.cfm?webcastid=2706
The Conference Board Human Capital Exchange (http://hcexchange.conference-board.org) is a web portal designed for all human capital professionals around the world seeking the best research, insights, monthly book discussions and webcasts on an array of subjects. The Conference Board Human Capital Exchange is one element of the Conference Board Human Capital Practice. Led by Rebecca Ray, Ph.D., Senior Vice President Human Capital, the practice supports the human capital practitioners of the member companies of The Conference Board through research, research working group participations, council programs, webcasts, workshops, experimental leadership development programs, and employee engagement survey services. The Conference Board Human Capital Watch is a member-only broadcast focused on a key challenge facing human capital practitioners and other relevant research from The Conference Board and other leading organizations as well as professional views addressing these challenges.
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