New managers face trauma

Brockett, James
June 2007
People Management;6/14/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p14
The article reports on a survey which revealed that making the transition to a management role is second only to divorce when it comes to traumatic life events. Almost two-thirds of the 600 managers surveyed for Chartered Institute for Personnel Development (CIPD) Research Insight, Investigating Leadership Transitions, rated a career transition as extremely or very challenging. Vanessa Robinson, CIPD adviser, also said the result shows that newly promoted leaders need more support.


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