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To develop as a leader, stretch assignments or “crucibles” are critical. We discuss in more detail, using Mormon missionary experiences and the Hells Angels motorcycle runs as examples. Specifically, we explore:
Why people need “crucibles” to grow and develop
What is a stretch assignment
Implications for people, leaders, and organizations
Links and Other Information
Thomas, R. J. (2008). Crucibles of leadership development. MIT Sloan Management Review, 49(3), 15. Click here
Fernández-Aráoz, C. 21st-Century Talent Spotting. Harvard Business Review.
Yost, P. R., & Plunkett, M. M. (2009). Real Time Leadership Development (Vol. 7). John Wiley & Sons. Click here
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