TITLE

Skip the Mirror

AUTHOR(S)
Schwieterman, Bob
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence;Jan2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author offers his views pertaining to the research conducted by TRACOM which reveals the disconnect between a manager's view of their own abilities and the view of the people with whom they work, particularly in regard to interpersonal skills and effective leadership. Accordingly, 56% of managers have decided against promoting a candidate due to poor interpersonal skills. The author also lists four basic steps toward improving one's interpersonal skills.
ACCESSION #
36152735

 

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