A Meta-Analysis of the Relationship Between Learning Agility and Leader Success
Although the construct of learning agility is relatively new, its application by human resource professionals to identify and develop talent has been extensive. Corporate testimonials and anecdotal evidence tout repeatedly how important it is to leadership effectiveness. However, the scientific support of a linkage between learning agility and leadership seems to be scanty. The purpose of this research is to investigate learning agility scientifically. Twenty field studies examining the relationship between learning agility and leader success are reviewed. Results of a meta-analysis show it has a robust relationship with both leader performance (ρ = 0.74) and potential (ρ = 0.75).
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