How is A.I. Redefining Leadership Development?

Artificial Intelligence has been restructuring organisations in many ways – with leadership development being no exception. Consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers forecasts a worldwide expansion of A.I. use that amounts to an estimated SGD 22 trillion to the global GDP by 2030. 

Organisational leaders are presented with a variety of tasks on a daily basis, which may gradually take a toll on their concentration and judgment. 

As such, A.I. technology’s tireless algorithm can go a long way in improving leadership development by offering leaders with some respite from tedious tasks. 

A.I. can help conserve the energy of leaders, reduce the risks of burnout, all while affording more time for effective leadership development. 

How is A.I. redefining leadership development? Here are a few examples.

Predictive Technologies

A.I. can help leaders make visionary choices in terms of employee management and consumer relationships. Leaders may tap on a system’s capabilities in accumulating and studying historic data sets. These will help determine the best methods of responding to a predicted trend, which gives organisations a significant headstart in their campaigns. 

Organisational leaders will be able to calculate the ROI potential of each investment and improve existing customer and partnership relations. 

Additionally, predictive technologies may be aptly integrated into chatbot competencies. For example, Facebook developed customisation options for its Messenger platform, which empowers account managers to create bot responses according to predicted consumer behaviour.  

Data will help leaders fine-tune communications through the content delivery of applications, software, and platforms implemented by the organisation.  

Optimised Multitasking

Organisational leaders may have to sort and sieve through mountains of information as an active part of their duties. This may include hiring the ideal fit with a flawless CV or creating the perfect promotion strategy by consulting the compiled data of sale statistics. 

These mundane and repetitive processes can be replaced with the automated functions of an A.I. system. The latest advancements in machine learning enable systems to guide the probability of a specific choice with specialised algorithms. 

The perfect candidate for a job can be easily recognised by zooming down to the key qualities in a resume. The A.I.’s algorithms are set to detect required competencies and a personality match with the company’s workplace culture. AI-based companies like Ideal provide organisations with high-tech screening and matching services that streamline and optimise recruitment processes without fuss. 

AI arrangements will significantly improve the multitasking capabilities of organisational leaders so they may invest themselves in leadership development programs and similarly purposeful engagements. 

Data-Driven Decision-Making

Quality leadership development involves improvements in the decision-making process. A.I. can do wonders in this specific domain of leadership. Leaders can enhance strengths-engagement strategies by combining them with A.I. gathered information. 

These may include predicted employee responses, the calculation of outcome probabilities, and other external values that strengthen a leader’s judgment. Free tools such as Google Data Studio can provide leaders with a visual breakdown of content for easier analysis and management. 

Leaders who are consistent in making accurate decisions are more likely to win the support and respect of employees, which improves staff morale and overall performance. 

With A.I. redefining leadership development, there is no doubt that leaders have to learn to constantly adapt to the ever changing times.


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A devotee at the altar of language and a celebrant of expression. Laurenzo has written for various SMEs, MNCs, startups and international brands over the last three years. He specializes in topics of psychology, lifestyle, employee management, and digital trends.

Aly is StrengthsAsia’s marketing and communications guru and lead editor. She's over the top inquisitive and everyone in the company knows her as “The Googler” as she practically googles everything. Honestly, we all worry for her… She is also the Principal Trainer for our one of a kind ice cream team building workshops in Asia.

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