A Moment of Reflection on 50 Years
The Center For Leadership Studies
APRIL 23, 2019
By 1983, there was certainly awareness and interest in developing leaders, but comparatively few organizations were ready to dive in, make it a priority and commit serious resources to the cause. In the fall of 1983, Tom Peters and Bob Waterman published “ In Search of Excellence.” While still focused in the arena of organizational behavior and leadership development, the value proposition of PI was roughly 180 degrees from that of CLS.