When Techies Manage

Lewey, Lila A.; Davis, Brian L.
October 1987
Training & Development Journal;Oct87, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p66
Focuses on the managerial potential of technical employees. Hints on remedying problems stemming from overdeveloped set of analytical skills; Ways an expert can become an effective manager; Obstacles to effective management of people with an inordinate need to excel.


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