Developing World Class Leaders by Rick Tiemann explores why the vast majority of leadership programs fail to deliver satisfactory results and what can be done to create a world-class program. It explores the guiding principles and strategies to maximize a leadership development program and is a step-by-step guide and resource for business leaders to gain an in-depth understanding of the steps necessary for success. Newcomers can explore the scope, purpose, methods, and possibilities of building a program and they will find everything they need to get started and grow their leadership development process. Experienced leaders will appreciate how this book challenges them to think about the depth of what is required to sustain results. Developing World Class Leaders discusses the complex nature of the work, essential skills and ways to enhance them, models for understanding the organizational terrain, ways to anticipate the challenges and avoid the pitfalls, and strategies to sustain a world class leadership development program.