Can Organizations Develop Leaders? Zaleznik suggests two ways to develop leaders. First, avoid overreliance on peer-learning situa- tions, e.g., task forces. They stifle the aggressiveness and initiative that fuel leadership. This article is made available to you with compliments of Microsoft. Further posting, copying, or distributing is copyright infringement. To order more copies go to www.hbr.org or call 800-988-0886.