chapter  12
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Quantum leap experiences for leadership development: Stories and lessons of Japanese top and middle managers

ByTOSHIHIRO KANAI, YOICHI FURUNO

Work experiences provide the best learning opportunities in leadership development. Sharing and interpreting “quantum leap experiences” as opportunities for acquiring leadership qualities will convert tacit knowledge in the workplace into explicit knowledge for management training and development. In this chapter, we will systematically analyze and address the age-old question: how do you identify and develop potential leaders?