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The Promise of Future Leadership: Highly Talented Employees in the Pipeline project surveys graduates of leading business schools in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia, with the intent of assessing their career values, goals, and expectations, the developmental opportunities afforded them, and their strategies for managing work and family life. The reports highlight the differences in women's and men's career experiences and satisfaction; some feature perspectives from global leaders and other experts.

The first report, Opportunity or Setback? High Potential Women and Men During Economic Crisis, examined whether organizations that have paid a premium to recruit up-and-coming talent are leveraging that investment during the economic downturn. Findings indicated that these future leaders aren't afraid to pursue greater opportunities despite the recession, suggesting that businesses must be vigilant about retention even during periods of economic instability.


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