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Study Background and Research Initiatives

Study Background and Research Initiatives

What is Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders®?

Initiated in 2001, this study examines best-in-class leadership and talent strategies, practices and outcomes of companies around the world. Data obtained through the study provides an understanding of which leadership and talent practices truly matter. The study explores and evaluates:

  • How organizations assess, select, develop and reward leaders
  • How leadership strategies align with the execution of leadership practices
  • What organization and cultural factors are fundamental to building and sustaining a strong leadership pipeline today and in the future

Research Background

2014 marks the seventh iteration of the study. The Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders database contains insights from more than 2,300 organizations in 40 countries using a consistent global methodology of selection and data analytics.

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