Global Leadership consortium members report exceptional rates of retention and promotion among their GL alumni.
Retention rates of between 70 and 85 percent are common; at one company, 25 percent of graduates have advanced to VP and higher, and 75 percent have completed international assignments.
- Colgate-Palmolive treats participation as a stepping-stone to the global assignments that are a requirement of advancement. During a recent 10-year period the retention rate of program alumni was 91 percent, with 72 out of the 79 participating executives remaining with their organizations.
- Corning surveys participants and sponsors about program impact after each offering; every year, respondents have ranked perceived value to the corporation at or near the highest rating level.
- Deere selects high-potential employees to encourage them to advance within the corporation. They report that 70 to 75 percent of their GL alumni are in their global officer group.
- Action Learning Projects deliver real results, yielding significant value for member companies.
“Tuck plays a critical role in developing a global mindset among Deere’s leaders. The action learning projects deliver impact and drive innovation by connecting the classroom learnings to a real world application in our business. We continue to invest in this program because the return on investment is tremendous.”
—Mary Jones, Vice President, Global Human Resources, Deere