What if you don’t want to be a manager? A question I’m hearing more and more.
Anne Kreamer, hbr.org
Imagine that you’ve invested years of blood, sweat and tears at work, and have successfully climbed the corporate ladder, only to wake up one day and realize that you sort of hate what you’re doing. Sure, you used to love it, and the more…
Many professionals find the move into – and through – management a difficult one. And that’s when they *want* to be a manager.
Organisations need to carve out a coherent career path for those professionals who represent the “technical expert” cadre, to ensure they remain challenged, motivated and developed, leaving the management and development of employees to others.
It’s that, or risk losing this technical expertise to their competitors!