Leadership Plan For A Leadership Development Plan Essay

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Every organization needs a plan to follow in order to be successful. “For I know the plans I have for you,’ says the Lord, ‘they are plans for good and not for disaster, in order to give you a future and a hope” (Jeremiah, 29:11, NLT). A leadership development plan will help an organization define its problems and needs, establish training and help implement corrections at the appropriate leadership level. The Mississippi Army National Guard (MSARNG) is in need of an updated plan. They have had a decade of war that has created a void in recruiting, retention and succession training. This paper will discuss how a leadership development plan for MSARNG will be implemented and provide specific details on the effectiveness of the plan which will decrease the gaps that have been identified.
Once the MSARNG understands the needs for a leadership development plan and gains the buy-in needed from key leaders, the action steps to implement the plan can begin. Having a plan is diligent and will lead to success, while relying on random ideas will lead to poverty (Proverbs, 21:5, KJV). The objectives, goals, action steps and feedback process will be utilized in order to develop the plan (Army Field Manual: 600-100 Army Leadership, 2007).
Objective 1: Create a leadership development plan that encompasses leader specific training.
Goal: During the first week of implementing the leadership development plan, a team will meet with the MSARNG to develop a training…

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