Dayton, OH, May 19, 2010 — Chief Executive Magazine and Chally Group Worldwide are conducting a research study with leading business executives from around the world to elicit their opinions on a range of business issues relating to Leadership Development. This study, The Best Companies for Leaders, will aid organizations in keeping abreast of the current state and direction for leadership practices on a global basis.

The research methodology has been refined by a team of experts in applied research design incorporating feedback from past winners to ensure that emerging trends in Leadership Development such as internationalization are addressed. The project promises to identify industry best practices in leadership development.

Although “The Best Companies for Leaders” study has been conducted four other times previously, this year’s program will be greatly enhanced to include:
•Expanded global participation
•Multiple research partners soliciting participation
•A Blue Ribbon team of research analysts from Harvard, University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, Chally Group Worldwide, Personified/CareerBuilder, Knightsbridge, Right Management, Hauzhong University of Science and Technology, Mobley Group Pacific and more.
•Investigation into key trends in effective leader development with analysis of differences found in functional roles, organization types, field versus corporate center, and with consideration of the impact of geo-cultural variations

Chally is welcoming eligible CEO’s and Human Resource executives to participate. If you are interested in being a participant, go to All qualified survey participants will receive a complimentary copy of the “How Exceptional Leaders Develop” white paper, the classic longitudinal study of leadership development sponsored by NASA and The U.S. Defense Department as well as a copy of the full detailed report expanding on the summary that will be published in Chief Executive Magazine in the fall.

About Chally Group Worldwide
Chally Group Worldwide is a sales and leadership talent management company. We provide comprehensive assessment and talent auditing solutions that are more predictive than any other provider. Chally’s suite of Productivity Analytics tools has been improving productivity and reducing turnover and ramp-up time for customers located in over 49 countries for more than 35 years. For more information about Chally visit

About Chief Executive
Chief Executive Group produces Chief Executive magazine (published since 1977),, and conferences and roundtables that enable top corporate officers to discuss key subjects and share their experiences within a community of peers. The Group also facilitates the annual “Chief Executive of the Year,” a prestigious honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of his or her peers. Visit for more information.

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