Frozen Career Pipelines

Byham, William C.
November 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Nov2009, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p10
The article discusses the role of management in view of freezing career pipelines as a result of people postponing retirement plans. It examines the effects of blocked career pipelines, along with the opportunities and problems that are associated with them. Five things that management can do to respond to the situation include auditing the retirement plans of people at or near retirement age, maximizing the contribution of those who will stay on, and making accommodations for the special physical needs of older workers.


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