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A. PicchiDesign Managementhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6954-1_3

3. Create Your Developmental Program

Andrea Picchi1  
London, UK

The 20th century saw the transition from the management age of expertise to the era of empathy; this foundational shift changed the management dynamics and redefined the leadership requirements. Today, being a design manager with leadership responsibilities requires a substantial set of abilities that were inconceivable a few decades ago. These requirements materialize a lifelong journey of constant development that needs to be initiated exceptionally early in your career. Under these conditions, establishing a set of continuous learning habits early in your professional life can set you on ...

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