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ACADEMICIA: An International Multidisciplinary Research Journal
Year : 2017, Volume : 7, Issue : 4
First page : ( 124) Last page : ( 143)
Online ISSN : 2249-7137.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2249-7137.2017.00042.8

Development of leadership competencies through training activities

Dr. Balivada Pavan Kumar

Asst. Professor (HR & OB), Institute of Management Technology, Survey No. 38, Cherlaguda Village, Shamshabad Mandal, RR District, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Email id: pavans5@gmail.com Mob: +91 8096500464

Online published on 16 May, 2017.


A well planned and better organized training activities is very vital for the overall effectiveness of training programs. It aims at providing the participants with real-time experience about the constraints and external forces that influence the work efficiency, eventually equipping them with leadership competencies, namely, self-awareness, building others, building and maintaining relationships which is helpful for leadership development. Proper planning and execution of pre and post training activities in corporate companies plays a vital role in grooming the personalities of the employees by helping them use the learned skills for leadership development. A total of 265 responses were collected from 4 organizations relating to manufacturing sector. All the respondents were from the junior to middle level managerial positions. The results of the study reveal that trainees were significantly more likely to have leadership competencies with proper pre and post training activities. The reason can be that the trainees are more likely to apply the learnt knowledge or skill when the situation which demands them for leadership development. The practical and research implications of these findings are discussed for making effective leadership development.



Equipping, Manufacturing, Influence, Overriding, Enhancement.


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