Promotion Pressure – by Jon Dean

Promotion Pressure

In an interview with Chris Beck, Jon Dean, Managing Director of Impellus, discusses the key challenges faced by newly-appointed managers, which include being unsure of what is expected of them. Companies often promote employees into management positions based on their technical expertise before equipping them with the skills required to manage a team.

Drawing on research undertaken by Impellus, Jon expands on a disconnect between management and the rest of the organisation and describes what makes a good manager.

 

The article as it appeared in the printed version of Manufacturing Management.

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