Some of the strengths that lead high-potential managers to early promotions can become weaknesses. When this happens, many whose careers have been full of promise stumble, creating huge organizational and personal waste. Much derailment, however, is preventable. By looking at the problem from both an individual and organizational perspective, this report shows how.
The Center for Creative Leadership's continuing studies of executives have found that learning on the job is the best way for a person to develop. Often people are given new positions in order to provide them with developmental experiences. But what if such a transfer is not possible? This report contains eighty-eight assignments that offer individual development opportunities on a current job.