XXX Ltd. has considered leadership programmes that give their employees with a self-directed career path that initiates their individual and professional development within the company. Buchanan and Huczynski (2003, pp. 90-98) discuss that the programme’s courses present a number of leadership activities that enhances the learning value whilst sharpening the skills of the leaders and their leadership skills within the company. XXX Ltd. has given their employees the opportunity to utilise these leadership development programs in initiating the growth of their career and to cultivate business diversity and cross-functional flexibility. These programmes are offered up to the high potential employees who are deserving of succeeding through the various stages of the leadership development process on both a novice and advanced level. Either level of the programme will hold specialised leadership activities that sustain the six sigma methodologies and incorporate a 360-Degree feedback approach to a multi-faceted learning environment that incorporates classroom learning with multi-business rotational assignments. This paper discusses leadership development in the context of XXX Ltd. in a concise and comprehensive way. The paper also discusses the key concept and theories of leadership development i.e. transformational leadership, transactional leadership and other key concepts and theories. The aim of this study is to discuss leadership development in XXX Ltd and to critically examine BM’s Integrated Leadership Framework for middle managers. in particular, it’s effectiveness in developing the required transformational leadership capabilities, with a view to developing a set of practicable recommendations for enhanced practice. This study tries to achieve the following aims and objectives.
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